EIF Halloween Poetry Challenge: The Results! — Experiments in Fiction

The time has come, for tricks and treats, for fiendish fun and frights, and for the announcement of the EIF Halloween Poetry Challenge winning entries! This week, we had a frightfully good response, and I would like to thank everyone who entered. I had so much spooky fun reading your entries. A special thanks to…

EIF Halloween Poetry Challenge: The Results! — Experiments in Fiction

EIF Poetry Challenge #7: The Results — Experiments in Fiction

This week’s EIF Poetry Challenge was to write a ballad, on any subject: a lyrical poem which tells a story. I was impressed, moved and amused by turns by the responses received, which were all of a high standard. As usual with this challenge, I will now hand over to the winner of the previous…

EIF Poetry Challenge #7: The Results — Experiments in Fiction

The Challenge

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The challenge

A beautiful woman named Claire
Sent her dad down a wire for a dare
Like Castor and Pollux
They trussed up his bollocks
The height of it gave him a scare.

He flew through the air like a plane
From Portugal right into Spain
She was clearly so proud
But he said to the crowd
"You won't get me on it again."

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