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by Allison
Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class--Villanelle
Replies: 23
Views: 21392

Okay. I don't know if this one qualifies as a true Villanelle, because I'm not is has "a specific and consistent meter." I've got another idea brewing, using the same "b" line as this one, that I may try some other time here. :) This one kind of combines Christmas and Easter. Unto us a child is born...
by Allison
Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for ORANGE
Replies: 25
Views: 12381

Congrats to all!!! Way to go!
by Allison
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Congratulations to our 2009 Page Turner Winners
Replies: 32
Views: 20927

Congratulations to all of you!! Great work.
by Allison
Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for YELLOW
Replies: 28
Views: 14652

Congrats to all! There were many great entries this week.
by Allison
Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class--TRIOLET
Replies: 58
Views: 39727

Here's my 5-minute attempt... Darkness suffocates my heart Threatening to do me in Soul and marrow torn apart Darkness suffocates my heart Poison dealt by Satan’s dart I hear voices; demon’s din Darkness suffocates my heart Threatening to do me in I think I got the rhymes and repeats right? I left ...
by Allison
Wed Nov 25, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class--TRIOLET
Replies: 58
Views: 39727

1. your first line (a) 2. your second line (b) 3. your third line (a) which rhymes with line 1 4. repeat of line 1 5. your fifth line (a) which rhymes with line 1 6. your sixth line (b) which rhymes with line 2 7. repeat of line 1 (a) 8. repeat of line 2 (b) I will ever praise the Lord, He has alway...
by Allison
Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class--ACROSTIC
Replies: 36
Views: 29733

Okay. Here's one I just wrote. Redeemed, how I love to proclaim it, Evermore my Savior and Lord Delivered me from the grips of sin. Emmanuel, with me now and forever Evening fell that blessed night Mercy came in the form of the infant Child. Eternal father, I think you. I am Redeemed. Forever. I'm n...
by Allison
Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for GREEN
Replies: 14
Views: 8233

I'm quite surprised to be up there. This one was such a blast to write.
by Allison
Thu Nov 05, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class--LIMERICK
Replies: 75
Views: 51255

There once was a lady from Spain; Described the location of rain. Where it is quite flat Is where the rain's at It falls mainly into the plain I don't know if that last line counts as a "punch." And how close do the rhymes need to be? For example, if I"m using "Nashville" at the end of line one, do ...
by Allison
Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan"s Poetry Class--CLERIHEW
Replies: 62
Views: 43872

Okay, I suppose three about myself was a bit much... :oops: :oops:

So here's one about someone famous.

Ken Mattingly
Took the news begrudgingly
Kicked off the Apollo 13 crew,
But big red measles he never grew.
by Allison
Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan"s Poetry Class--CLERIHEW
Replies: 62
Views: 43872

Oh my. I still remember one I wrote in like... 5th grade for a poetry calendar. I decided to use my 1st and middle names, rather than first and last. On my... I can't believe I'm sharing 5th grade poetry with you, but here goes. Allison Joy Isn't a boy Her birthday's in May On the 20th day. And let'...
by Allison
Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for BLUE
Replies: 14
Views: 8812

Congrats to all!!! :D
by Allison
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Poetry Class: Haiku
Replies: 110
Views: 62984

Pine trees green with white
First snowfall of the season
Cool crisp air bites me

And now... for all the "sickies" out there...

Cough and cough some more
Let's add to the symphony
Blowing noses. Honk!
by Allison
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for AUTUMN/FALL
Replies: 9
Views: 5605

Congrats to all!!
by Allison
Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for BIRTH
Replies: 12
Views: 8093

Congrats, everyone! And for me... :shock: I was not expecting to be on this list anywhere!

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