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Via Dolorosa

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A Paradise Lost

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Sole Survivor

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Mood: Melancholic
Words to be used: sorrow, spring

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1. The poem must have a 14-line rhyming couplet
(Tip: A couplet is a two-line verse which rhymes and forms a unit alone or a part of a poem)

2. Do not alter the word prompt in any way.

3. All poems must have a title. 

4. Poem/s must be the entrant’s original work and entries must not have been published, self-published, published on a website, broadcast or featured anywhere. NO PLAGIARISM, please!!

5. Every poet may submit up to 3 entries. 

6. Send your poems to in a word document along with your bio in 2-3 lines (in the third person). You may also submit the cover of your poem. (optional)

The closing date of the event is January 25, 2019. Results will be announced on January 30, 2019


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