General Poetry posted April 10, 2019


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Obscure Word 7-9-7 Offering

Oh, No....It's My Father!

by Y. M. Roger

Obscure Word 7-9-7 Contest Winner 

When Claire’s dad got home early,

her boyfriend had to absquatulate

using the old fire escape

 


Writing Prompt
It's that time again! Time to pull out those ol' dictionaries and find a word that we rarely (if ever!) hear used and write a 7-9-7 that makes us WANT to use it!! Seriously, make us laugh! Make us impressed at your word prowess! Shock our eyebrows into our hairline! But just make us vote for yours! :) :)
A 7-9-7 is a three-line poem such that:

first line -- seven syllables
second line -- nine syllables
third line -- seven syllables

Obscure Word 7-9-7
Contest Winner



*FIRE is pronounced with one syllable here.

Absquatulate: to flee; synonyms - vamoose, hightail, scram

Image of 'Young Man Climbing Up a Fire Escape' by Off Set [www.offset.com]

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