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2017/04/25

Out & Skin -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

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Out - Visible (as with the moon) or invisible (as with an electric light)
Skin
- To remove (as in skinning an animal for its fur) or to cover


Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Submissions:
Deadline: May 7, 2017

2017/04/24

Handicap & Lease -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

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Handicap - An advantage (to insure equality, as in golf) or a disadvantage (that prevents or minimizes equal achievement)
Lease
- To rent property, or to offer property for rent


Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Submissions:
Deadline: May 7, 2017

2017/04/23

Table & Fix -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

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Table - To propose (in British English), or to set aside
Fix
- To repair (as in putting together) or to castrate (as in cutting apart).


Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Submissions:
Deadline: May 7, 2017

2017/04/22

Rock & Oversight -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

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Rock - An immobile mass of stone or figuratively similar phenomenon, or a shaking or unsettling movement or action
Oversight
- Monitoring, or failing to oversee


Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Submissions:
Deadline: May 7, 2017

2017/04/21

Quite & Refrain -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

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Quite - Rather (as a qualifying modifier), or completely
Refrain
- To desist from doing something, or to repeat


Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Submissions:
Deadline: May 7, 2017