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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2237803
Written for The Whatever Contest
PROMPT:

You choose the topic, but...

You will write a lipogram poem. A lipogram is a writing that doesn't contain a certain letter or letters. Your poem cannot contain the letter E anywhere (except in this part, which you are to post in your item).

Written for "The Whatever Contest." *Right* "The Whatever Contest

Word/Line Count: 15 Lines


A final hour, a final gasp
I can't stop that clock
Unchain from my mourning
Did I catch sight of two souls in that location?

It's all dust now
Sand sliding through my hands
Ivory bony bits in sun
Why can't I stop crying

This is anguish, mortification, pain
A farcical last hand is on high supply, no turning back
I want to claw, to cling for scraps
Nothing to grasp

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