|Tempted to play, |
dip my toes in.
S t r e t c h
the boundaries of my
with convoluted parameters
forced me to think,
and take that daunting step
my comfort zone.
e x p a n d i n g my horizons.
Author's Note ▼
Prompt for: Sept 30, 2015 (fyn)
Subject or Theme: Write about the contest itself; what you think, what you liked or didn’t. What you LEARNED!
Now, Ren said I could have free rein with this one. I could be as mean as I liked! WARNING WARNING! Read the directions as they are complicated!
Word(s) to Include: arc, pathetic, host, supercilious, bloody, injest ,
wander, ponder, trepidation, silence, cumulous, fortitude, braindead, paw,
stapler, convoluted, shun, magenta, magnitude, egregious, promontory,
feather, a “well known classical author,” symposium, chapter, endeavor, triumph,
spirit, proficient, ban, belief, luminous, spazz, evolve, picturesque, sharp,
quantum, fractal, tremulous, quaking, shiver, rue, mayhem, diabolical.(or any derivatives of these words)
Forbidden Word(s): a, an, of, on, for, to, the, from, too, if, up,
down, in, out, I, me, you, he, she, him, her, my, them, their, are,
is, has, was, us,it, did, use, write, pen, type, text, read, come,
go, do, did, done, go, be, mean, rotten, horrible. (or any derivatives of these words)
24 lines of 4 stanzas of 6 lines.
1st stanza: no words using the letter ‘a’
2nd stanza: no words using the letter ‘e’
3rd stanza: no words using letter ‘i’
4th stanza: no words using the letter: ‘s’
1st line in EACH stanza must use alliteration within it
2nd line in EACH Stanza must include at least two versions of a heteronym.
3rd line in EACH stanza must use 12 syllables.
4th line in EACH stanza must use at least 3 'required' words.
5th line in EACH stanza must use 7 words.
6th line in EACH stanza must start and end with the same word
For Celtic Sea: Must rhyme!
Remember, do not use forbidden words ANYWHERE, including title or the brief description. Discount all prior directions except Theme.