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#MMPoetry 2015: Round Six (The Finals) Words Unveiled

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March Madness Poetry 2015 continues into Round Six: THE FINALS!

ROUND FIVE: *milksop vs. *balderdash

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March Madness Poetry 2015, Round Five. Vote Today! Whoever wins this matchup will head to The Finals!

ROUND FIVE: *ignominious vs. *iridescent

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March Madness Poetry 2015, Round Five. Vote Today! Whoever wins this matchup will head to The Finals!

#MMPoetry 2015: Round 5 (The Final Four) Words Unveiled

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March Madness Poetry 2015 continues into Round Five! This post includes all Round Five matchups and prompt words. Enjoy the madness!