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Congratulations goes out to Abilene Riley. The Contest Committee is pleased to announce that There you'll remain has won the 5-7-5 Poetry Contest. In second place finished Blueberry Fields by June Sargent. In third place finished Reflections ~ Autumn Morning by Mrs. KT and Reflecting Radiance by rama devi

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1-6-1

Write a 1-6-1 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 1 syllable, the second one 6 syllables and the last line 1 syllable. The subject can be anything. However the three lines have to rhyme.

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