General Poetry posted March 25, 2020

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The Poet's Passion

by Y. M. Roger

34 Syllables Contest Winner 

You can count the meter, match the rhyme,
Follow the rules one at a time…
Without verve, ‘tis doomed from the start,
For poetry must come from the heart!


Writing Prompt
Write a poem on any topic and in any format. But it must have 34 syllables total. No more, no less.

34 Syllables
Contest Winner


verve (one syllable): enthusiasm or vigor, as in literary or artistic work; spirit:

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