#MMPoetry 2015: Round 1 Flight A Words Unveiled

Authletes, are you ready?!?! Because March Madness Poetry 2015 begins … NOW!

Here are your words! They are listed in the order that your names appear on the official bracket.

HUMOR REGION

1-slate (Stephanie Salkin)
vs.
16-evitable (Karen G. Jordan)

8-posturing (Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum)
vs.
9-modicum (Darren Sardelli)

5-swivel (Lill Pluta)
vs.
12-distribution (Deborah Holt Williams)

4-otherwise (Buffy Silverman)
vs.
13-megalomaniacal (Marla Lesage)

EMPATHY REGION

6-tutorial (Suzy Levinson)
vs.
11-artifice (Julie Krantz)

3-cull (RJ Clarken)
vs.
14-pastiche (Elizabeth Scarpelli)

7-jibe (Michele Krueger)
vs.
10-genteel (Lori Degman)

2-bode (Damon Dean)
vs.
15-indoctrinate (Cynthia Cotten)

LOGIC REGION

6-cynic (Joseph Miller)
vs.
11-acumen (Renée M. LaTulippe)

3-aura (Donna JT Smith)
vs.
14-scaremongering (Kerry E.B. Black)

7-traipse (Stephen Cahill)
vs.
10-nauseating (Colleen Owen Murphy)

2-hustle (Ryan Stockton)
vs.
15-transferable (Phillip Van Wagoner)

PASSION REGION

1-generic (Beth Rayner)
vs.
16-interstices (Amy Moore)

8-horizontal (Margaret G.Simon)
vs.
9-palatable (Tiffany Strelitz Haber)

5-milestone (Suz Blackaby)
vs.
12-dispassionate (E. Kristin Anderson)

4-marred (Felicia Sanzari Chernesky)
vs.
13-circumspect (Jackie Hosking)

Poems are due by 8:00am Central Daylight Time on Tuesday, March 10th.

And remember, authletes: the poem length limit for Rounds 1 and 2 is just eight (8) lines! Please read the full Authlete Instructions page for comprehensive instructions, poem requirements, and other words of wisdom. Post your questions here, there, or anywhere. I’ll find ‘em.

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  • Rebekah Hoeft

    Eek! I wasn’t sure how excited I was to start this contest this year…and then I looked at the list of words for the first flight! Happy writing, everyone! Can’t wait to read them all!

  • http://www.shandatrent.com Shanda Trent

    Eagerly awaiting flight B word assignments! :-)

    • http://www.thinkkidthink.com/ Ed DeCaria

      They were posted 17 minutes ago right at noon CDT! http://www.thinkkidthink.com/mmpoetry-2015-round-1-flight-b-words-unveiled/

      • http://www.shandatrent.com Shanda Trent

        Ah, I figured out my issue. (This particular issue, anyway.) I kept refreshing the fight A … revealed page, rather than checking the home page. Thanks for your always prompt replies.

  • Beth Rayner

    This is crazy fun! I’d like to pass on when the voting will commence. Are there separate voting times for flights A & B?