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Congratulations goes out to Faith Williams. The Contest Committee is pleased to announce that Song of the Sea has won the Minute Poetry Contest. In second place finished From Childhood to Childhood by lyenochka and The Clown by Natureschild. In third place finished Time moves along by RJ Heritage and The Storms of April by BethShelby and Heavy The Head by hullabaloo22
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Nonet Poetry

Write a nonet poem. It's a simple format. A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc... until line nine that finishes with just one syllable. It can be on any subject and rhyming is optional. This contest is for members that have not had a first place finish in thirty days.


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