Poetry Contest: The Wizard of Punxsutawney.
The Wizard of Punxsutawney. Results
Grand prize: DC$ 6
The rules were given as the following:
The Tribe of Cain Presents:
The Wizard of Punxsutawney
Alright you rapscallions, it's time for another contest.
This month's theme will be the ground hog...No, not just any ground hog, the great wizard of Punxsutawney. A powerful seer and conjurer of grey skies... There are some who call him....
Write us a tale of this legendary figure. Be a tale of the pursuit and trial of the wizard rodent, a tale of worship, or tale of a madness where the wizard bids the winter to never end!
The following rule must be observed or the poem will not be considered for judgement or the prize.
1: The title must include these words "The Wizard of Punxsutawney"
Creative Merit: 10 points
Element: 10 points
***Metaphor, Rhyme, Allusion, Allegory, Format/Structure, Alliteration, Simile, Personification, etc. At least something, used, not over-used.
Meter: 5 points
*** A good poem is easy to read and the ideas flow well, simple as that. This is a poetic element, but crucial enough to hold it's own 5 points. Poets usually tank hard here)
Alright, good luck!
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