Bard Contest

Discussion in 'THREAD ARCHIVES' started by Celest, Jun 7, 2012.

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    Bard Contest


    Come one, come all! The Fantasy Festival is upon us, and there are stories to be told!

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    Your Challenge:

    Tell a story in memoriam stanza. It must have a clear beginning and clear end; this work must be your own.

    A memoriam stanza is written in four-line ABBA stanzas of iambic tetrameter

    “Tetrameter” means “four measures.” Verse written in tetrameter has four measures, which are also called feet. Iambic tetrameter has four such feet, for a total of eight syllables.

    Here are a couple examples:

    Example 1
    Example 2


    Make sure to have your submissions posted by June 14!

    Happy storytelling!

     
  2. p.s. Lady Nymph Celest and I will be judging the entries and reading winning entries aloud for Iwaku!

    Please PM copies of your poem to Lady Nymph Celest and Tempestuous Fae Elyd!
     
  3. Just three days left, folks, including today! Send us your very best (or worst, whichever!) bard stuff!
     
  4. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Bard Contest. Elyd and I loved reading your work; Iwaku has a lot of talent. Now, it is time for the two winners of the contest.

    First place:

    Iskari

    Second place:
    Mohawkman

     
  5. WOOHOO! Congratulations, both of you!
     
  6. O.o I came second? Yay! =D

    That wasn't just because I kept pestering the two of you for feedback was it? XD

    Also, do we get to read the entries? :D
     
  7. huh O.o that was unexpected.
     
  8. Congratulations to our winner Iskari! Great job!
     
  9. Also congrats to my comrade Mohawkman!
     
  10. Elyd and I will read the placing entries in the closing video -nods-
     
  11. Mo - Celest and I will read the winning entries in a video wrap-up of Fantasy Month at the end of the month!

    EDIT: Yeah if anyone doubts that we are psychic twins / the Dynamic Duo, see the post before mine and when it was posted.
     
  12. Ditto, Iskari! :D

    And cool, can't wait :3! So does that mean we don't get to read any of the other entries?
     
  13. I was just thinking... I could read mine if you like O.o

    if not, that's fine too.