Competition: CDW:AUT/WIN 2017 - A Study in Emotions I (Joy or Sadness) [Poetry]

CDW:AUT/WIN 2017 - A Study in Emotions I (Joy or Sadness) [Poetry]

Prompt - Emotions are another big piece of what makes our characters who they are. We all have emotions, though experienced different from person to person and to varying degrees. Your task is to write a piece of poetry exploring either Joy or Sadness as your character would experience the emotion.

Specifications -

  • Any structured poetry style may be used; NO Free Verse, Narrative or Epic; the poetry style must be stated. Examples of accepted poetry styles include: Sonnet, Couplet, Limerick, and Haikus (along with their variations).
  • Downloadable file format, *.doc, *.xdoc, *.pdf; no google drive links.

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Grading Criteria -

Grading will be done using the following rubric:

Competition Information
Parent Competition
Character Development Workshop: Autumn/Winter 2017 Series
Organized by
Augur Mune Cinteroph
Running time
2017-12-01 until 2017-12-14 (14 days)
Target Unit
Clan Scholae Palatinae
Competition Type
Third Level Crescents
6 subscribers, of which 1 has participated.
Warlord Rhys Pwyll
Textual submission

What Is Sadness (Limerick)

The hell is this feeling that sits upon me?
Vulnerable, dark, and opposite of glee
Told its call being sad,
But I feel like they must be mad
If true, what kind of man would I be?

1st place