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21 words in free verse with consonance and consequences
State of Nations by Joan E.
 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: April 27, 2013      Views: 242

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Having taught French for seven years, Joan E. went back to graduate school for a Master's degree in Public Administration. She used it in administrative positions at various universities and the Getty Museum and then spent the last fifteen year - more...

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Sitting Bear
first called for rights
in a court of law

tribes now claim
Oklahoma as
their one true home

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A Katie21 Poetry Challenge writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a Katie21 poem which is a free verse poem that must contain exactly 21 words. It can rhyme or not, be about any subject, and punctuation is optional. And skinny stanza style is optional as well. Skinny stanza style is writing one word per line. Have fun!


Author Notes
An observation based on my recent trip to the Mid-West. Thirty-nine (considered a single, compound word) Native American tribes or nations are recognized in Oklahoma.

Thank you Katie, for inspiring us with your form and sponsoring this contest before you take your leave from FanStory. I am also grateful to Deltadel for the traditional portrait.

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