Prompt:

Trolaan

Created by Valerie Peterson Brown, Trolaan is a poem consisting of 4 quatrains. Each quatrain begins with the same letter.

Rhyme scheme: abab
Syllable count: 6-12 syllables/line

***Starting with the second stanza you use the second letter of the first line of the first stanza to write the second each line beginning with that letter.
***On the third stanza you will use the second letter on the first line of the second stanza and write the third each line beginning with that letter.
***On the fourth stanza you will use the second letter on the first line of the third stanza and write the fourth each line beginning with that letter.

Rules:

      1. The submitted poem must have a title (Keep it simple with no punctuation marks; all words more than 3 letters must be capitalized)
      2. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit –though only the first submitted poem will be qualified for contention.
      3. Previously published or plagiarised works will not be considered for contention.
      4. Poems found to have been shared on another platform or blog before the declaration of results stand disqualified from the event, and the writer of such content stands to be disqualified for the next Penmancy event.
      5. In case a poem is received after the submission deadline, it shall be considered as a guest entry and shall not qualify for the event.
      6. Entries that don’t follow rules will be published and shared on the page and group but are disqualified for winning.

Winning criteria:

The announcement of winners may be postponed or preponed depending on the number of entries received.

The winners of the event shall receive the book “Musings & Mumblings” by Anirban Bhattacharya.

This book was extended for #BookNook Gift-a-book program by the author.

For questions related to the rules and criteria, please write to us at penmagica@gmail.com


Below are the submissions


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Swati Garg
PenMuse-37   Poetry  

Perfidy
2022-01-18
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Kirti V
PenMuse-37   Poetry  

The Scythe
2022-01-10