#MMPoetry 2015: Round 3 Words Unveiled

Another huge thank you to our 32 Round Two authletes for a thrilling second round from start to finish, and congrats to our “Sweet Sixteen” authletes who have moved on to Round Three, which starts … NOW! Authletes, here are your Round Three words! They are listed in the order that your names appear on the official bracket.

HUMOR REGION

9-litany (Darren Sardelli)
vs.
4-vaunted (Buffy Silverman)

14-indefatigable (Janie Marie Lazo)
vs.
7-vetted (Kristen Foote)

EMPATHY REGION

8-embellished (Michelle Heidenrich Barnes)
vs.
13-denouement (Randi Sonenshine)

3-stitched (RJ Clarken)
vs.
10-waylay (Lori Degman)

LOGIC REGION

8-facade (Rebekah Hoeft)
vs.
4-absorbs (Carol Samuelson-Woodson)

11-raconteur (Renée M. LaTulippe)
vs.
10-cosmopolitan (Colleen Owen Murphy)

PASSION REGION

9-bulwark (Tiffany Strelitz Haber)
vs.
13-maelstrom (Jackie Hosking)

3-poach (Helen Kemp Zax)
vs.
15-heuristic (Carissa Mina)

Poems are due by 9:30am Central Daylight Time on Thursday, March 19th.

Authletes: the poem length limit for Round Three is now sixteen (16) lines! Note that beginning this round the line limit will be strictly enforced. All lines count toward the sixteen line limit (other than completely blank lines). Poems that go beyond the line limit or that do not use the assigned word correctly will not be posted; you will need to edit and re-submit to meet these requirements.

The authlete in each matchup who wins 2 out of 3 of the Public Vote, the Authlete Vote, and the Classroom Vote will move on to this year’s Elite Eight!

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  • http://closejj.wix.com/meretricktheworm Josh Close

    Good luck authletes! May the very best ideas float into your minds, regardless of word-difficulty! :)

  • Jackie

    May I ask is it sixteen lines maximum or sixteen lines exactly? Thanks

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

      Maximum. If you want to write a clerihew, go right ahead.

      • Jackie

        I had to look that word up!