Rules of Cowboy Poetry
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bernardtwindwilGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
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Rules of Cowboy Poetry

by bernardtwindwil

Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:

Rhyme (Avoiding slant rhymes) Meter (Adherence to uniform metrical pattern) Form (Complexity of verse/ rhyming patterns)

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Theme (Appropriate Western theme, regardless of era Value (ethical, moral, principled)

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bernardtwindwilGold CommaGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
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tabnash24Silver CommaYou'll know me as you read ;)
a year agoReply
@bernardtwindwil Thank you, will be looking forward to that. :)

bernardtwindwilGold CommaGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
a year agoReply
@tabnash24 I will try to get the rules and samples out by Monday next.

tabnash24Silver CommaYou'll know me as you read ;)
a year agoReply
@bernardtwindwil Sounds like fun but could you tell me more about this style? Wouldn't wanna enter it unless and until I know how this works actually.

sydneyVerifiedco-creator of Commaful
a year agoReply
@bernardtwindwil awesome haha. sounds like a fun one! can you shoot me an email with some of the details you think would be good? we can get it set up as a mini-contest

bernardtwindwilGold CommaGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
a year agoReply
@sydney One more thing, I will give the winner an MP3 download album of Waddie Mitchell (The Cowboy Poet Lariat) reciting his best poetry. That way they can get it delivered anywhere on earth.

bernardtwindwilGold CommaGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
a year agoReply
@sydney That sounds like fun. I will be particularly interested in some of these incredibly talented youngsters who can position themselves empathetically with a bullfrog and make you want to kiss it.

sydneyVerifiedco-creator of Commaful
a year agoReply
want us to set up a mini-cowboy poetry contest for you? ;)