WD Poetic Form Challenge: Lune Winner

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I swear these challenges just keep getting harder and harder to judge. Of course, that's only because the poems continue to be more and more enjoyable to the point where it's hard to pick a winner. I loved reading everyone's lunes (click here to go to the original post and read all of them in the Comments).

That said, the winner of this challenge is--oddly enough--the first person who posted a lune: Don Share. Congratulations!

Usually, I just post the winner's poem. However, since the lune is only a 3-line poem (click here to read more about the form), here's the entire top 10 beginning with Don Share's lune:

I hope to be dead

and gone, but

not in that order

Don Share

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i hid the house keys

underneath

my red flowerpot

Marissa Coon

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The shiner minnows

zip past me.

Thousands move as one.

Nancy Posey

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The wind-stirred limbs seem

to tickle

the wide-bellied moon

Brian Slusher

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a bug on my screen

wants to read

my blank Word file

Gregory Gilewski

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Fireflies weave lightning

threads through corn, bean fields.

Sparkling tapestry rises.

Willy

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Ballet dancer holds:

her toes crushed.

The audience smiles.

Carol Grannick

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no lifeguard on staff

hotel pool

swim at your own risk

RJ Clarken

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A squirt of dish-soap –

bubbled light,

perfect rainbow globes.

Taylor Graham

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a lune by any

other name

haiku just the same

Cara Holman

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Congratulations to everyone in the Top 10! And thank you to everyone who participated! I really enjoyed reading all of the poems so much and look forward to whatever our next challenge might be.

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The winner of this WD Poetic Form Challenge will be published in the November/December issue of Writer's Digest. Click here to learn more about this awesome magazine for writers.

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