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MARIBYRNONG (a Diamante)

Poetry By: Philip Roberts
Literary fiction



A diamante is an unusual poem with the structure:
Line 1: subject
Line 2: Two Adjectives
Line 3: Three gerunds(’ing words)
Line 4: Four words about the subject
Line 5: Three gerunds(’ing words)
Line 6: Two adjectives
Line 7: Synonym for the subject


Submitted:Mar 22, 2011    Reads: 26    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


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Rancid, fetid

Trying, failing, dying
Poverty, misery, homelessness, desperation
Hoping, praying, begging
Evil, worthless
Footscray

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Philip Roberts, Melbourne, Australia





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