Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft: Form ~ "CAMEO" with Salvatore Buttaci!  November 25, 2008 - December 12, 2008

Contest Completed

Congratulations

Blue Ribbon - [writing deleted]
Gold Star - MISTLETOE
Silver Star - Tonight is Christmas

Details

CAMEO

The cameo poem is a purely syllabic form. Seven lines, syllables: 2, 5, 8, 3, 8, 7, 2.

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There is no rhyme pattern at all. A cameo is analogous to a snapshot in poetic language that one takes on a walk through life.

The theme should be related to the winter holidays.



Here is an example of a cameo poem.



NIGHT DREAM HOLIDAYS
(A Cameo Poem)


Visits
from the departed
we welcome on these holidays
in night dreams
where we sit at table, laughter
and our tears recapturing
lost time.

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2008 Salvatore Buttaci



Prizes

First, Second and Honorable Mention

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Created Nov 25, 2008