General Poetry posted June 16, 2021

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The Hell that alcoholism is for a mother.


by equestrik

Etheree Contest Winner 
Possible death
Distraught family
Sitting bedside for days
Tears and guilt and so much more
Funeral planning aborted
My boy, so close to dying, may live
What a gift to receive the gift of life

Writing Prompt
The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Contest Winner


My family has just endured this hell and come out the other side-what a gift.
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