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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2204420
24 Syllable Contest poem using "macabre". Winner 10/31/19.
A Rat Race

To the living,
death may hold fascination,
macabre and grim;
To the dead,
just another day.


24 Syllables
4-7-5-3-5
Note: Merriam-Webster accepts two main pronunciations of “macabre”, one with two syllables, the other with three. I take it as three.

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