Please include the phrase with BLANK filled in at the bottom of your poem so it can be determined what you are filling the blank in with .IT IS NOT MANDATORY BUT WOULD BE APPRECIATED. REMEMBER THAT YOU MUST USE FOUR WORDS OR LESS TO FILL IN THE BLANK AND IT MUST COMPLETE THE PHRASE. examples: if the given phrase were ' __________ the country air', your phrase could be 'breathing in the country air'. If the given phrase were 'if ________ could speak', your phrase could be 'if time could speak' If the given phrase were 'between the breaths ___________', your phrase could be 'between the breaths of our special moments'. Whatever it is it must be included at the bottom of your poem. If not included your poem may be subject to removal from challenge if phrase is not clear.
Welcome to the 'Simplicity--Simply Fill in the Blank' challenge! We hope to challenge you in a very unique way!
This week's Simply Fill In The Blank phrase is...
"when ____________ you"
This phrase MUST be used in the body of the poem EXACTLY AS GIVEN with the blank filled in! THE BLANK MUST BE FILLED IN WITH FOUR WORDS OR LESS (NO MORE) AND IT MUST COMPLETE THE PHRASE!!! NO MODIFICATIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE PHRASE EXCEPT IN PUNCTUTAION (IF APPLICABLE) Sometimes the phrase may contain a choice of words (such as.. ex.. his/her/my and in that case any of the given choices would be acceptable. And of course we go a step further. Yes, as always we add that little twist to the challenge!
READ THESE RULES VERY CAREFULLY!
The poems submitted into this challenge are to be posted with NO artwork/graphics, NO backgrounds whatsoever, NO floaties, and NO music or video. Each poem MUST be posted on an ENTIRELY SOLID WHITE PAGE and the font used MUST be BLACK. There must be no font generated graphics or line dividers used! Let us see our words in the simplest way... and let our thoughts soar without tethers.
Any poem that does not meet the criteria given for this challenge will be removed WITHOUT NOTICE. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER POET! THIS DOES NOT MEAN PEN NAME... IT MEANS POET! IF YOU SUMBIT A COLLABORATION, YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER ANOTHER POEM IN THAT CURRENT CHALLENGE, NO MATTER WHO POSTED THE COLLABORATION. NOR CAN YOU ENTER ANOTHER POEM USING ANOTHER PEN NAME. .
If your poem is hidden from the HOST'S & MODERATOR'S view or does not comply with Starlite posting criteria, or does not comply with challenge rules it WILL be removed from the challenge WITHOUT NOTICE. Please read the Starlite posting criteria notice in 'Challenge Policies' or on the poem submission page. .
No JFTLOI entries allowed in this challenge. If you enter, please do so with the intent to host if you should be named the winner. The ONLY two exceptions to the JFTLOI rule will be the prior host (the host who awarded the challenge to the present host as the winner or runner-up)...and also the host of the current challenge. BOTH may submit but NEITHER can be considered for a win.
Challenge will close on the date and time posted above or when the entry count reaches 15 poems.