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Solemn Lines Poetry Contests

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Heavens Above: Parameters:

- No longer 16 lines; now must be NO MORE THAN 36 lines.
- Rhyme Scheme optional
- Meter Optional
- Must Be Titled Coherently
- Subject: Must be on one of the following subjects (or a mixture of any of them)
A. The Sun
B. The Moon
C. The Stars
D. Other celestial body(ies).

Banned Members: Rhuaide Callan and Deranged-Bugosh, due to their status as judges.

Poems will be judged based on inclusion of topic, writing capability, use of imagery, and overall impact. The judging will be non-biased, as always.

All entries must be copied and pasted into either a message through Elftown, to [Elysian], or in email to imperfectandhappy@gmail.com. [I will not open or accept attachments. Please leave your name in the emails, since I don't know your email addresses; use the name listed on your house.]
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ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY [ JUNE 25TH 2006.] Entries received after this deadline will be null and void. Winners (1, 2, 3, honorable mention) will be posted hopefully by June 30.

Good luck!

[THIS CONTEST IS NOW OVER.]

RESULTS:
1st place: Patric, [Half-Mad Poet] - "Ebon Sky"

"Strewn across the ebon sky,
Gems of glittergold,
A shine in beauty, a shine in light,
Life's essence they hold.

"The silver sphere hangs above,
Azure waters still,
Amulet of love and power,
Divine its holy will.

"Ebon thread weaves it all,
Together, yet apart,
In awe we mortals stare
At nature's loving art."

2nd place: Nathan, [blasphemy] - "Crescent on the Ripple"
3rd place: Nathaniel, [Freak The Geek] - "Harvest Moon"
Honorable Mention: [DeadSockMonster] - "Fallen Spirit"
Honorable Mention: [Viperess] - "The Night's Sky"

Badges will be distributed soon enough. If anyone would like to help create these, drop me a line for my guidelines.

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2006-06-07 [Linderel]: Haiku can be very eloquent indeed, if one can use that format to its full potential.

2006-06-08 [Elysian]: I agree. But some people like writing a single line of "poetry" that conveys nothing more than a random assortment of words.

2006-06-08 [deranged-bugosh]: YAY! I wanna judge!

2006-06-08 [Elysian]: I'll add you then

2006-06-08 [blasphemy]: I entered the contest, hehe

2006-06-08 [Elysian]: Nate's our first entry

2006-06-08 [deranged-bugosh]: go figure lol

2006-06-09 [Elysian]: UPDATE: Just received Patric & Nathaniel's poems. That makes three, so anyone else participating, you have 16 days (roughly two weeks) to get them in before deadline!

2006-06-12 [Elysian]: 13 days left, kids.

2006-06-22 [Freak The Geek]: looks like this deadline comes to 3 days now

2006-06-22 [Elysian]: There are but three days left, yes. We now have four entries.

2006-06-22 [Viperess]: This looks like fun

2006-06-26 [Viperess]: Hey congratulations, your poems were awesome.

2006-06-27 [Fizban]: Thats funny, I just wrote a poem that fits these content guidelines...like, last week. Oh well it prolly wouldn't have won at all anyway XD.

2006-06-27 [Elysian]: don't be so harsh on yourself.

2006-06-27 [Freak The Geek]: Sweet didn't acctually think i'd place.  Wait.... how many people acctually entered?

2006-06-27 [Elysian]: uh...I refuse to disclose that information...*cough 5 cough*

2006-06-27 [blasphemy]: you might as well put a seconf honorable mention lol, so we know the other title, just give em the props for entering lol

2006-06-27 [Elysian]: I could, but that would take effort on my part.  oh, fine I'll do it.

2006-06-27 [Freak The Geek]: hazzah!

2006-06-27 [DeadSockMonster]: Only five entered? Five? Pah! I must advertise the wiki! More poems! Mmm!

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