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Rated: 13+ · Message Forum · Contest · #2128149
Create a new poem from the last line of another

Okay here's the challenge, create something new from the last line of another poem. Try to be creative, give the words a new direction, turn it into something different!

The contest will be monthly. Round one will start with one of my poems. The following rounds the poem used for the prompt will be the winner of the previous round.

*CheckB* All entries must be newly written for the contest and start with the prompt line and follow any form requirements when applicable.

*CheckB* The prompt must be the first words of the poem, but may be added too. Ex: Of her former self there is little left.

*CheckB* Please limit entries to 40 lines or less. Please include line count in your entry. Entries must be submitted in b-item format.

*CheckB* Since winning poem will be used as a prompt, please keep entries rated 13+ or lower.

*CheckB* All Rounds Start on 1st day of the month and end at 12:59 on the last day of the month.

*CheckB* Editing is fine, but please be aware that I will be reading them as they are submitted, and
may not see your changes. This will be done so that I can judge it quickly and have the winner so the new round can start the next day.

*Dollar* 1st Place will receive 10k Awardicon and have their poem featured on the contest page as the prompt for the following round.

*Dollar* 2nd Place will receive a Merit Badge in Risk Taker
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*^*Star*^* Congratulations on having submitted work to two outside journals/publishers. This is a happy occasion. *^*Thumbsup*^* We are rooting for you !! Bravo and warmest best, Gabriella 
Risk Taker Merit Badge

*Dollar* 3rd Place will receive 2500 GPs

Round 9

Round 9 Winning poem by The Batty Bard

My Plea

Please, mystic stargazer, won’t you tell me
whence I should go to find my own true love?
I’ve followed Orion across the sea
from Manhattan to far-off Singapore.
Just show me some astral sign up above
which will guide me to that fortunate shore.

I will not have to face this world alone
if you’ll point me in the right direction.
Renowned soothsayer, make the truth be known,
and terminate all my romantic doubts
by scanning constellation trajection
before my youth wilts from these lonesome bouts.

Please, mystic stargazer, won’t you tell me
I will not have to face this world alone?

I will not have to face this world alone?

Have fun and Write On!

Thanks for Your Generosity!

Kyle Curcio

Check out the "Halloween Signature Auction! The proceeds benefit this contest!
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