General Poetry posted September 18, 2021


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Had to use certain words and a potlatch entry

Traditions

by dragonpoet

They aren't legend, they aren't fable,
Manners at church and at table
They're a path, not a dead end.
They aren't fable, they aren't legend.

Part of custom, family folklore
Heritage, culture, and much more
Part of your heart, makes it drum
Family folklore, part of custom.

Tried and true, not just convention,
Create sadness prevention.
Bringing remembrance to me and you
Not just convention, tried and true



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word list is
values, custom heritage legend fable folklore convention culture

the potlatch form in swap quatrain
any number of quatrains
rhyme scheme aabb ccdd eeff etc
Line 1 and line 4 of each quatrain are reversed

Club entry for the "Swap Quatrain--week of 9-17-2021" event in "Potlatch Poetry".  Locate a writing club.
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