General Poetry posted October 8, 2017

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It seems I never learn.

Why did I believe him?

by jenintorre

He said
he'd be faithful
and I
believed it

He never
achieved it.

Septolet writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a septolet.
The Septolet is a poem consisting of seven lines containing fourteen words with a break in between the two parts. Both parts deal with the same thought and create a picture.

Example #1:

moving swiftly
across the plain,
most intent.

grazing contently
on his meal.

Copyright © 2003 Crystal Rose

Example #2:
Lion Woman

Lion woman
Seducer of men.

Trembling heart
Naked, heat
Rising from skin,

Copyright © 2004 Megan Lutz
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