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 Category:  Fantasy Poetry
  Posted: August 16, 2018      Views: 97

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ARTASYLUM 

Art Asylum is...happy to be here.

She designs movie posters in Los Angeles.

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A night at the Fair with a mighty steed...
"Under the Canopy" by Artasylum
My name's… The Magnificent Steed:
White coat, black mane,
with rainbow reins.
Exotic breed!
 
The star of this mythical ride:
Legendary
emissary…
Colorful guide.
 
Calliope melody swells; 
Horses razzle 
bright lights dazzle
mirrors compel.
 

***
Up and down, down and up we go:
Where we will stop
nobody knows;
the fun's nonstop.
 
One, two, three, kids fight over me;  
laughter bursts out,
the winner… ME...
new rider mounts.
 
Midnight, Ugg... we're closed for the night.
Off go the lights.
Park is quiet,
Goodbye, good night!
 

Minute contest entry

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Author Notes
I mixed up my rhymes: 3 stanza's on the top may not be a standard... I don't know but it felt right to me...

The lines under the asterisk change rhyme... the last four lines are in line with the grouping but also have a flavor of mono rhyme added... Go Figure.


The Minute Poem is a poem that follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. It usually has 3 stanzas that are exactly the same. So: 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables.

A traditional Minute Poem has 12 lines total. It has 60 syllables. It is written in a strict iambic meter. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff. However, for this contest there is not a requirement to follow the iambic meter rhyme scheme only to have a rhyme
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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