This Week’s Top Poems in Six

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Poetry gets to the heart of emotion and expression. And this week, you captured that notion with lyrical finesse. To honor Maya Angelou’s birthday and National Poetry Month, Six-Word Caption Contest #19 challenged you to write a poem in six words. Here are the Top Six rhythmic beauties:

6. “The beginning
A middle
The end.”
-ShellDeFelice

5. “Our souls dance
stirring up romance~”
-@UBUnderlined (via Twitter)

4. “Battered and Beaten. Still, bread rises.”
-G_Austin

3. “I’m most awake when lying down.”
-jrmiller

2. “Poe Emily
Dick, her son
Lost”
-RaisedByWolves

And the best verse goes to…

1.“Loveless
in the arms
of Morpheus.”
-Tonyglim

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Congrats to Tonyglim, who can put this winning six-word memoir (or any six words of his choice) on a fabulous key tag thanks to our friends at Various Projects!

 

 

 

Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun! Whether in our Caption Contests, on FacebookTwitterTumblr or at sixwordmemoirs.com—keep on Sixing!


2 Comments » for This Week’s Top Poems in Six
  1. G_Austin says:

    Congratulations Tonyglim.

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