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|Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:33 pm Post subject: COMPOSE A 'CRUDDY'
|TO VALIDATE YOUR ENTRY YOU MUST REVIEW AT LEAST TWO OTHER POEMS ON THE SITE.
A Cruddy was developed in 2009 by the poet Ephraim Crud.
It comprises four lines of no fixed syllables, with a rhyme scheme
AABB. The last line is a reversal/twist of the first.
Here's two examples:
the cow in the field
will mysteriously yield
some milk some how
from the field in the cow
I went in a lake
and by a quirky mistake
I ceased to be
when the lake went in me.
prize will be in form of a £20 voucher of winner's choice.
RULES: 4 ENTRIES PER PERSON. CLOSING DATE MAY 31ST 2017. RESULTS ANNOUNCED: JUNE 7TH 2017.
INDEPENDENT JUDGING: will be by Anita Zehavi who has a sociology degree and is an avid reader; loves humour and has an appreciation of Shakespeare. Anita has no links to the poetry site.
TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY CLICK 'NEW TOPIC' BELOW, TO THE LEFT. GOOD LUCK!