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Short Poem Challenge No. 2
... because rabbits want carrots or something like that :) Also, the last one was fun.

Write a short poem in any language you want. All of the following things must appear in it:

  • an area in the country where your poem’s language is spoken
  • two different body parts
  • a body of water
  • a supernatural being
  • a simile (a figure of speech where you compare one thing to another using “like”, “as” etc. More advanced writers can experiment with the suffix -like e.g. “clownlike” or similar expressions in other languages)

If you spot any mistakes, feel free to provide the authors with corrections in a comment or in a PM. For poems written in a language other than English: If you add an English translation, more people might enjoy your poem.

Have fun!
May 25, 2020 6:49 PM
Comments · 26
Rug Burn

A friend recently said:
“I’ll drag my ass to work.”
With that my ears did perk,
Although I should’ve been in bed.

The following image I now form.
He has a chain and this is what was –
Rug burns it has, simply because,
On the carpet it got quite warm.

It fought tooth and nail,
But my friend, he did yank.
The ass’s heart, it sank,
For it found no water in a pail.

Along the seacoast it did go.
Whether it US or another place be,
I picture the ass like a donkey, you see.
Perhaps we’ll call it Angry Joe.

Angry Joe, along the way,
He hoped for angelic help,
When I heard him give a yelp.
But, since he went to work, the answer was “Nay.”
May 28, 2020
Er sitzt am See und die Berglandschaft
macht sein Herz weit
Seine Füße baumeln im Wasser
Er breitet seine Arme aus als wäre er ein Vogel
und genießt die ersten wärmenden Strahlen
der aufgehenden Sonne
Gelegentlich fragt er sich, ob
es doch einen Gott gibt.
May 27, 2020
It would appear that I'm not good with following written instructions =D


May 26, 2020
Nikola, here a German version of the Bavarian poem ;)

Im Bayernland, so wird er genannt,
da hat nicht jeder viel Verstand
"Wenn der Hintern brummt ist das Herz gesund",
so sagt gar mancher blöde Hund
und grinst so wie ein Engel
und rudert ein wenig auf dem Bach.
May 26, 2020
Dank da recht, @Miriam =} ... g'freid mi sagrisch, dos da dös g'foin hod
May 25, 2020
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