Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 64: (CLAP) in the A rhyme line.


  • That way other people can visit your post and check out your poem.
  • You can also put the link of this challenge in your post to let your followers know where to go if they want to participate. This is called a Pingback. This is not mandatory to join in or to put your post link in the comments. Click HERE to find out how to do a Pingback.
  • Reblogging is great as well.

Some people like to copy and paste the challenge image into their posts. That’s okay with me.

Sites to help:  Use this site for syllables. I’ve used several online counters and too many have given different counts for the same word, so I use the dictionary now. Also, in some parts of the English speaking world, the syllables may come out in the spoken language a bit differently. And that’s okay. Write to enjoy, too learn, and yes, try to get the syllables right, but above all create and enjoy.

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9 thoughts on “Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 64: (CLAP) in the A rhyme line.

  1. Heat Dominion

    No lightning, no thunderous clap,
    just a tormenting stretch of heat,
    little shade, no place to retreat,
    each movement, a boiling death wrap.

    Our earth needs a better mousetrap,
    a climate reboot, a new way
    to salvage time, life, save the day,
    for nothing yet has won our hearts,
    our riven political parts:
    human folly, a dragon to slay.

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  2. […] “clap” to be used in an A rhyme of a décima having rhyme pattern ABBAACCDDC for this week’s Decima Poetry Challenge. Eugenia also offers the word “twilight” for this week’s […]


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