diamante · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · poetry · relationships · Word of the Day Challenge

Now you see me….

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge today (oops yesterday) is leave and the Word Challenge of the day is dismal.  I should have just skipped the challenges, but it’s done now.  I decided to do something short and sweet, well not that sweet as leave and dismal are kind of like the day outside was, grey and chilling.  The form is a Diamante.

A Diamante is a seven-lined contrast poem set up in a diamond shape. The first line begins with a noun/subject, and second line contains two adjectives that describe the beginning noun. The third line contains three words ending in -ing relating to the noun/subject. The fourth line contains two words that describe the noun/subject and two that describe the closing synonym/antonym. If using an antonym for the ending, this is where the shift should occur. In the fifth line are three more -ing words describing the ending antonym/synonym, and the sixth are two more adjectives describing the ending antonym/synonym. The last line ends with the first noun’s antonym or synonym.


dependable, receptive

talking, sharing, growing

loving, listening, deaf, dismal

withering, leaving, regretting

separated, absent


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