Poetry challenge Drowning leaves: the entries

It’s the weekly roundup from Jane Dougherty’s most recent poetry challenge. Links are provided for each entry. I hope you’ll stop by Jane’s blog to check it out, and while you’re there, you might want to give her blog a follow.

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Last week I brought the deadline forward without warning and a couple of you missed it, so I’ll post the last entries from the ‘pebbles’ challenge first.

Himanshu’s poem includes the suggested words to form a lovely short piece with a real stunner of a last line

Jane’s poetry challenge | hbhatnagar

and DAON whose free verse poem starts off with serious intent, but ends up on the humorous side of the bay.

Note #48 Shores – Detailed Accounts of Nothing

Back to the Drowning leaves challenge, and a collection of very attractive trilonnets.

Peter’s poem took me by surprise. I wasn’t expecting a photograph of fallen leaves in a pool of water to inspire a poem about an owl. But it works!


Sarah from the south west with two trilonnets that I’ve only just seen. Both autumnal with the sense of coming winter, but with very different tones.

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