Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft: Form ~ "A Coin Poem" with Salvatore Buttaci!  October 29, 2008 - November 25, 2008

Contest Completed

Congratulations

Gold Star - In the Limelight
Silver Star - Heads Up
Honorable Mention - One is Silver But the Other\'s Gold

Details

A COIN POEM


This type of poem has two couplets to make four lines. The first couplet presents a thought and the second couplet shows the other side of that thought.

Line 1 has 7 syllables; line 2 has 5 syllables; line 3 has 7 syllables; line 4 has 5 syllables.

The rhyme pattern is either abcb or aabb

Here is an example:



ON THE OTHER HAND
(A Coin Poem)


We pray hard for victory:
God will turn the tide.
Though it may sound sick to me:
God is on both sides.

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2008 Salvatore Buttaci


Prizes

1ST, 2ND PRIZE & HONORABLE MENTION!

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Stats

7 Contestants
9 Submissions
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Created Oct 29, 2008