Poetry challenge Drowning leaves: the entries

It’s the weekly roundup from Jane Dougherty’s most recent poetry challenge. Links are provided for each entry. I hope you’ll stop by Jane’s blog to check it out, and while you’re there, you might want to give her blog a follow.

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Last week I brought the deadline forward without warning and a couple of you missed it, so I’ll post the last entries from the ‘pebbles’ challenge first.

Himanshu’s poem includes the suggested words to form a lovely short piece with a real stunner of a last line

Jane’s poetry challenge | hbhatnagar

and DAON whose free verse poem starts off with serious intent, but ends up on the humorous side of the bay.

Note #48 Shores – Detailed Accounts of Nothing

Back to the Drowning leaves challenge, and a collection of very attractive trilonnets.

Peter’s poem took me by surprise. I wasn’t expecting a photograph of fallen leaves in a pool of water to inspire a poem about an owl. But it works!

https://peterbouchier.wordpress.com/english-essays-and-poems-2/owl-song/

Sarah from the south west with two trilonnets that I’ve only just seen. Both autumnal with the sense of coming winter, but with very different tones.

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