theinkwell | Summer Poetry Showcase & Comment Challenge

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Welcome to The Ink Well Summer Poetry Showcase

A selection of original poems from Week 1 of the Summer Poetry Challenge. Enjoy them with a coffee or on the bus - or sit down with a long cool drink and read them all.

Please re-blog if your followers would enjoy these poems too.

You'll find our Comment Challenge at the end of the post.

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Five Star Poetry

The Last Time I Saw You by @owasco


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Five tiny perfect poems.

To You That Is Mine by @jaybabs


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A tender love poem with beautiful imagery.

Dead Dreams by @hillarypowers


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Touching poem with epic last verses.

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Runners Up

The Ink Well had fifteen entries in this week's challenge. There were so many good and promising poems it was difficult to choose who to include in the Showcase. Here we present some of the other great entries.

Ancient Soul, Mortal Scars


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Survival and redemption through the battle of living.

The Last Time I Saw You by @silviu93


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Longing in the pandemic.

Remembering You by @jemzem


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Exquisite lyrical poem.

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Special Mention

Kite by @mokong1883


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Tender poem with powerful imagery.
One of the most creative and original entries.

"Do you know that time I felt so happy because i [thought] you come back because of me. "But i finally realized that all of my hope and expectations is just an imagination." to the place where I fell I saw you again with the smile on your face but not because of me but because of your new kite"

Other Entries to the Challenge

We also received the following entries:

Come Back Home by @seesladen
My Fairy Star by @jeaniepearl
Night Beauty by @humor0404
Our Playful Star by @iamraincrystal
Stars by @chireerocks
The Last Time I Saw You by @adeyemidrey
The Last Time I Saw You by @dirge
The Last Time I Saw You in Neon Light by @dante31

Thank you to everyone who took part.

The Ink Well Summer Poetry Challenge Programme and Curation Policies. A new Poetry Challenge is posted each Monday in The Ink Well.

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Comment Challenge - Hive Give Away!

Did you enjoy our selection? Which one did you enjoy most?
Write a 50 word review of your favourite poem and add it with the title and a link to the post you are reviewing in the comments below.

The best reviews will each receive a hive tip.
Deadline for reviews is Monday 6th June 2020.

Remember to tip the writers when you visit their stories!
Please drop a vote on this post if you like The Ink Well and what it is doing.

Winner of 500HP Delegation for Seven Days

Congratulations @silviu93 - you won the draw!

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We would like to invite lovers of poetry and short stories to visit The Ink Well, a Hive community started by @raj808 and run by @shanibeer and @stormlight24 with support from moderators @carolkean and @jayna.

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A big thank you for our delegations from: @iamraincrystal @kaelci @riverflows @shanibeer @trucklife-family @owasco

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