The Challenge: Poem Prompt #5  January 19, 2015 - January 24, 2015

Contest Completed


Challenge #5: First Place - Time
Challenge #5: Second Place - Night Rain
Challenge #5: Third Place - The Old Grandfather Clock
Challenge #5: Honorable Mention - I hear the clock


"there are so many tictoc
clocks everywhere telling people
what toctic time it is for
tictic instance five toc minutes toc
past six tic

Spring is not regulated and does
not get out of order nor do
its hands a little jerking move
over numbers slowly

we do not
wind it up it has no weights
springs wheels inside of
its slender self no indeed dear
nothing of the kind.

(So, when kiss Spring comes
we'll kiss each kiss other on kiss the kiss
lips because tic clocks toc don't make
a toctic difference
to kisskiss you and to
kiss me)

- Write a poem about time
- No longer than twenty lines
- BONUS: use onomatopoeia words (i.e. tick, tock, hiss, boink, crack, hum,murmur, ooze, purr, sizzle, whoosh, etc) and you will be catapulted to the top


A virtual award that can gather dust


A Scribbler Named Bek
A Scribbler Named Bek
That one that has snow in the winter. And the spring. And the fall, UT


9 Contestants
10 Submissions
Created Jan 19, 2015