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Trip & Continue -- National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

Trip - A journey, or a stumble
Continue - To keep doing an action, or to suspend an action

*note* Law
postpone or adjourn (a legal proceeding).
"the case was continued without a finding until August 2"

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

Deadline: May 7, 2017

Subject: "NPM 2017 - Contronyms - (Word)"

Optional inclusion: 5-10 word bio, author photo 1.5"x1.5" 300dpi b/w jpg.

Publication: Select poems will be posted in the July 2017 issue of The Wayward Sword.
Other submitted pieces will be posted on

Rights: Return to author after publication. Pieces will remain on the blog or in the Wayward Sword edition.

Compensation: Those included in the Wayward Sword will receive a printable PDF.
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  1. "Continue" means to mean to suspend an action?

  2. Posted to clevelandpoetics, in the post about prompts for National Poetry month: