The A Mused Poetry Contest 10/17 – 10/23/2020

Welcome, one and all, to the A Mused Poetry Contest! Come, tickle your funny bone or leave us in stitches!

Here are the instructions for this week:

  1. The Theme is a Diamante poem about gold-diggers. Get it? Diamante is like diamonds? …Tell me you got it.
  2. I just learned about this poetic form from snooping around Ruth’s blog. Apparently, it’s a very easy, straightforward poem of sixteen words. You can write a synonym diamante or an antonym diamante. The words form a diamond, in the pattern of:

Noun
Adjective, Adjective
Verb, Verb, Verb
Noun, Noun, Noun, Noun
Verb, Verb, Verb
Adjective, Adjective
Noun

  1. This form does not Rhyme, but you can if you really, really want to.
  2. Keep the Rating PG or cleaner. I mean, why not?
  3. However you form it, make us laugh. Make us feel for the gold-digger, for his/her target, or for the gold that was dug.

You have till 10:00 a.m. MST next Friday (October 23) to submit a poem.

Use the form below to stay anonymous for a week.

Otherwise, for a more social experience, include your poem or a link to it in the comments. Drop a comment if you try to link back and it doesn’t show up within a day.

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Indulge yourselves!

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©2020 Chel Owens

22 thoughts on “The A Mused Poetry Contest 10/17 – 10/23/2020

  1. Richmond Road October 17, 2020 / 3:15 pm

    Morning
    Soft Sweet
    Waking Shaking Beginning
    Birds Bees Flowers Trees
    Breathtaking Remaking Forgiving
    Victorious Glorious
    Day

    Liked by 3 people

    • Chel Owens October 17, 2020 / 3:48 pm

      Now that, sir, is beautiful. ❤

      You’re supposed to go for a rottenly funny one!

      Liked by 1 person

        • Chel Owens October 18, 2020 / 12:11 am

          True! I anticipated nasty, accurate adjectives. 🙂

          Like

  2. D. Wallace Peach October 18, 2020 / 12:26 pm

    That was hard hard hard. Lol. Here are my (3) attempts.

    Youth
    Luxurious addictive
    Fawning fooling pleasing
    Days week years boredom
    Reconsidered discarded replaced
    Younger other
    Woman

    Diamonds
    Brilliant dangling
    Tantalize beguile enthrall
    Avarice dreams luxury ease
    entrapped hooked convinced
    blinding, devious
    paste

    Dwarves
    Bearded snoring
    Picking shoveling boring
    White laundry stitch seams
    Cooks cleans dreams
    Sweet deadly
    Liberty

    Liked by 2 people

    • Chel Owens October 24, 2020 / 12:04 am

      Of course there’s a bit about the dwarves, Ms. Fantasy! Great poems!

      Liked by 1 person

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