MARIBYRNONG (a Diamante)

Poem by: Philip Roberts

Summary

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

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Submitted: March 22, 2011

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Maribyrnong
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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MARIBYRNONG (a Diamante) MARIBYRNONG (a Diamante)

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Summary

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
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