Poetry Contest: Nonmaterialist Sonnet

Nonmaterialist Sonnet Results

Grand prize: DC$ 32

Contest Creator: DarkPoet

The rules were given as the following:

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create a Shakespearian Sonnet in http://www.sonnets.org/basicforms.htm">correct form* which should have an http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-consumerism">anti-consumerist message, just to cheer up the Buddhists this holiday season.

To preserve our sense of irony, the winner will get a good sized prize, so we expect lots of entries and some very high quality works!

Remember, you can revise even after you submit your entry, so be sure to spend some time making it perfect!

* correct form:

The English sonnet has the simplest and most flexible pattern of all sonnets, consisting of 3 quatrains of alternating rhyme and a couplet:

a b a b
c d c d
e f e f
g g

Be sure to use http://www.sonnets.org/advice.htm#david">Iambic Pentameter. Ask on the forums if you need help!


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