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  1. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

    Mar 31, 2007
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    Reading, UK

    Weekly Poetry Contest (122) - Creation

    Discussion in 'Bi-Weekly Poetry Contest Archives' started by Banzai, Jul 20, 2010.

    Poetry Contest
    One Hundred and Twenty Two

    Poetry! Poetry! My kingdom for some poetry!

    The Rules

    • All entries must be on the set theme.
    • Only one entry per member.
    • No editing of entries once posted without my express permission (i.e. PM me and ask).
    • Poems must be titled
    • Poems must be at least seven lines in length.
    • Entries must not have previously posted on the forums, and are not permitted to be posted for critique until AFTER the contest is completed.
    • Any violation of these rules will result in disqualification of entries, and possibly infraction.

    The entry stage will last six days, meaning it will close on Monday 26th July 2010.

    The voting stage will begin immediately, and will be open for three days, ending on Thursday 29th July 2010.

    And this week's theme is (courtesy of Jane Beryl): Creation

    Be imaginative, have fun, and get writing


    PS: If you have any questions, please feel free to PM me. I don't bite (much).
  2. mintyleeks

    mintyleeks Member

    Jul 20, 2010
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    Common creations are hospital born

    Ready to try, ready to sporn

    Expressions of hope, expressions of joy

    A time to announce, we’re having a boy

    Time to get going, hospital bound

    It’s not the baby, abnormality found

    Operation complete, she didn’t pull through

    Now they’ve gone, what do I do?
  3. jo spumoni

    jo spumoni Active Member

    Jun 23, 2010
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    La Jolla, CA (and Mission Viejo, CA, during the su
    On Writing

    On Writing

    I wish my fingers were a metronome
    That I could wind and crank into inspiration,
    That could conduct verbose symphonies
    In perfect 4/4 time.

    But each sentence,
    Like a newborn fawn,
    treads unevenly, in false steps,
    And survival is uncertain
  4. FoxyMomma

    FoxyMomma Contributing Member

    Apr 17, 2008
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    Albuquerque, NM
    Old scraps of cloth
    Picked with care
    One from Momma's apron
    Baby's tattered blanky
    Daddy's worn out overalls
    And Sister's jumper too
    Grand dad's favorite flannel shirt
    And Grandma's bright blue dress
    Each piece has a story
    Sewn and stitched with care
    As the quilt takes shape
    It creates a history of us
  5. eliza490

    eliza490 Member

    Jul 30, 2009
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    My Own

    No one can touch this,
    And I will never let them.
    This is my own invention,
    This is my own.
    My property, my dream,
    My creation, my work,
    My effort, and my own.
    I will never let it go
    And I will never share it.
  6. Evelyanin

    Evelyanin Senior Member

    Jun 17, 2009
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    I showed her it after school,
    A few skips across the room,
    And a twirl around the couch.
    “Do you like it?”
    “It’s beautiful, little dancer.”

    Glue dries on the kitchen table
    And glitters fall to the floor.
    I gave her the bookmark.
    “It’s for you!”
    “Thank-you, little artist.”

    A jam sandwich on a plate,
    Brought to the side of the bed
    Where my mother lay sick.
    “Get well soon.”
    “I hope so, little chef.”

    One last trip to the hospital,
    To say our final farewells.
    Her hand rests on my cheek.
    “Where will you go?”
    She smiles, “To see our creator.”
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