August 2022 Prompt

The Skinny Poem was created by Truth Thomas and we want to experience what you can create with this poetry form!

A Skinny is a short poem consisting of 11 lines. The first and eleventh lines must use the same words, but not necessarily in the same order. The second, sixth, and tenth lines must be identical.

Visit for some excellent examples of Skinny poetry. You can submit 1-3 original poems of your creation. Submit your piece Here. Read other submissions Here.

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