Roses Are Red...


Roses are great
But let's be honest
What you really wanted
Was a poetry contest
In the same spirit as the Haiku Challenge, I offer up another poetry challenge. This time, the rules are this: your poem must follow the standard ABCB "Roses are red" rhyme/stress pattern, it must make reference to either "red" or "roses", and it must be completed by 11:59 pm PST, Thursday Feb 15. Then come back on Friday, read the entries, and vote for your favorite by e-mailing me or contacting me via the contact page. The winner will get a big smootch from yours truly or some other just as worthless "prize". (Remember, put a <br> after each line to get it to display correctly)
Wednesday February 14 2007File under: poetry, contest

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on Thu 15th Feb, 2007 03:53 am UTC Andrew said:
Roses do swell
My nose to pure blue.
For as you may guess,
I have a terrible alergic reaction to roses. Red ones. Seriously. It is life threatening. I have a medic alert bracelet on my left wrist. oh wait. I guess I took it off to shower last night and forgot to put it back on. But it is in the bathroom. In fact, I should probably go find that. Umm. Cows go MOO.
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on Thu 15th Feb, 2007 05:00 pm UTC Chris said:
My state is RED
And your state is BLUE
But we both elect WHITE guys
So why boast the hue?
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on Thu 15th Feb, 2007 11:15 pm UTC Deanna said:
Here is a little ditty
written just for you
I like red roses
is this a real haiku?
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on Fri 16th Feb, 2007 01:59 am UTC rus said:
generally speaking
two read rows is
and violent winds blew
sugar may be sweetlike
and yes you may all sew
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on Fri 16th Feb, 2007 02:43 am UTC Baby Max said:
I like grandpa Andrew's best
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on Fri 16th Feb, 2007 04:55 am UTC Jule said:
Oranges are orange
Eggplants are purple
Roses are red
Um, er, VOTE FOR ME!
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on Fri 16th Feb, 2007 06:47 am UTC jenelle said:
your sauce crimson red
and your cheese nice and melty
when love tastes so good
who wants to eat healthy?
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on Fri 16th Feb, 2007 06:54 am UTC Wren said:
My announcement poem totally doesn't count as my entry, so here it is:
Red roses are nice
But my modus operandi
Is to hell with the flowers
And bust out the candy
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on Sat 17th Feb, 2007 04:43 pm UTC Anon said:
He didn't get me roses
and I am seeing red
There is no room
tonight in my bed!
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