Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft Form: 'AUDEN TANKA' with Salvatore Buttaci  April 10, 2009 - May 1, 2009

Contest Completed

Congratulations

Gold - Dreams of enchantment
Silver - Sleepless Nights
Bronze - His Whispers
Honorable mention - [writing deleted]
Honorable mention - Today (An Auden Tanka Poem)
Honorable mention - [writing deleted]

Details

Poet Craft Form:

AUDEN TANKA


The arrangement is not according to the number of syllables, but according to the number of words.

7-5-7-5-7-5
One stanza of six lines only
no strings
no rhyme or set measure

Three prizes: gold, silver, and bronze, plus three honorable mentions


Deadline: May 1, 2009


Example of an Auden Tanka:


MUSINGS
(An Auden Tanka Poem)

Erato in her long muse gown stands
at my side with inspirations
like gold coins shining on her palms,
and so I take two.
Ill purchase poems with this gold or
save them for dry days.

#
(C) 2008 Salvatore Buttaci





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Prizes

first, second, third & three honorable mentions

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Stats

9 Contestants
9 Submissions
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Created Apr 11, 2009