General Poetry posted September 1, 2020


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An ABC poem about an important rule of engagement

As I Have Always Said

by Mary Furlong

'Always' is an argument never to invoke
Because it blames, because it shames, because it will provoke
Counter charges, counter claims, circling 'round and 'round.
Defense ensues sufficiently to more or less, confound
Every hope of peace. 'You always' has a war-like sound.



ABC writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a five line poem that creates a mood, picture, or feeling. The first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 can begin with any letter.

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