ForumsArt, Music, and WritingPeriodic Poetry Contest - Theme: Touch of Truth (Page 390, due Jan. 28)

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DragonMistress
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First, I will post the overall rules, and then I will post the specifics about this week.

Original rules, as stated by Ubertuna:

It must fit the week's theme.
It must be submitted by the deadline.
It cannot have inappropriate language in it.
It cannot be stolen (if you plagiarize, we will find you).


Also:

The poem must be created for this contest
A user cannot win two weeks in a row (though everyone is welcome to submit every week!)
Only one submission per user will be accepted

As we all know, the winner will recieve a merit, and their poem will be featured on the _Poetry_ page.


OK, on to this week's topic...Again, we are having a style instead of a theme. Also, this week we are having TWO WEEKS to do it, instead of the usual one. Why? Because this will be an EPIC poem. Or, rather, a parody of an epic poem. Generally, epic poetry is very long, and tells the serious story of a heroic figure. Well, this week, the epic figure is YOU! Write a long poem (I'll leave the definition of 'long' up to you, but give it a good go) about the heroic story of you! It can be silly, serious, whatever... just have fun with it. You have two weeks, so have a great time!
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adrecka_33
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September 16 '08 at 6:13pm Lytnin posted:
adrecka that was awsome..... i think adrecka won...

You really think that? thanks thats really nice of you to say, i liked your's to, it completely shows how bored you get. I think that same thing you wrote everyday

gman1000
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I think we have tough competition.

adrecka_33
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Ya there are a lot of good poems on here, plus shayneii said he was going to put one on soon so it is going to be a close call....

Drace
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Its time I wrote up a poem here. Heh, keep in mind though that I'm not so great with the "fun" poems. Mine tend to be more serious. I really hate rhyming poems, and for a topic like this, its hard to be serious...Blagh
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What a prison I see.
The crime committed was turning 3.

I have learned to add and subtract,
apparently its another secret of life.

What authority do you have over me?

No threat will be used against me. My life is not of
your control.
Why must you make me read?
English is just not me.
I am here to learn, not to feel guilt of refusing the unnecessary.

I refuse to worship such evil.
Let me rot in a hell hole if thats what it takes,
just don't put me with the devil's advocates.

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Oh well, I tried.
I'll just have to wait for next week's topic.

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gman1000, your poem is good, but it doesn't have a real feel to it. Things just seem to pop up everywhere, I like poems where it always follows a single beat, know what I mean?

I'm not saying I didn't like yours, it's better then anything I could have done.

infernacron
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school is in session,
class is in session
i daydream about fantasy
I am Rudely corrupted

I sit in detention
with the anger of a thousand souls in hell
i cross my eyes
staring into oblivion

The teacher comes in
makes me do work
and then
I EXPLODE

I go fist to fist with the teacher
I am stopped by my classmates
then i realize i have friends
as i am in trouble

I had my last run,
my last serenade
with life,
as i commit suicide

infernacron
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THAT WAS A LOAD OF CRAP.

mvpguy22
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All of these are very good, I'm still deciding on mine...don't know what to do quite yet...yikes!

I have to say my favorite so far is Gantic's.

adrecka_33
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I think i liked Gmans the best, its the kind of style i like to read.....

shayneii
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These poems are getting good!

I'm still trying to make mine, glarg. Hopefully I can get it in before the deadline.

thoadthetoad
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0_o, infernacron, that's really. . . . . .dark.

thoadthetoad
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I know the topic so. . . .I'll give a shot at it ^^

School:

the cesspool of hate
the closet of turmoil
the plane of regret

We go to school with heavy heads,
not for learning, but for dread,
yelled at pushed, to our limits,
you think, Why god? am I in this.

The bullies punch,
the populars sneer,
you eat your lunch,
wait for dusk to come near.

At the end of the day,
You finally play,
for an hour or two,
until homework looms.

Back to bed,
it gives me dread,
back to school,
it's a deadly cesspool.

I made it as I went along, but I normally do that when I write, even when doing essays, and I get A's on those ^-^

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Posted Sep 18, '08 at 3:46pm
thoadthetoad

0_o, infernacron, that's really. . . . . .dark.
infernacron
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then if you think think that's dark you don't know half of me!

thoadthetoad
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naw, I like dark. I was just saying. . . . .didn't see that coming ^-^

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