Category Archives: 2020 Carrot Ranch Rodeo

The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables! The Double Ennead comprised five lines with a syllable count of 6/5/11/6/5, (33 SYLLABLES per stanza)

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Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY

Welcome to the Carrot Ranch Rodeo! This challenge is sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community at carrotranch.com and run by lead Buckaroo, Charli Mills. Almost everyone knows my love for syllabic poetry; especially haiku, tanka, cinquain, and more. Woo HOO! I’ve got something special wrangled up for this challenge! For this year’s rodeo, I’ve created a special form called

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Saddle Up Saloon; TUFF Topics With Charli Mills

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, seems like yer fine’ly gittin’ yer acts t’gether, even if ya are repeatin’ some a ‘em.” “Pal, did you know this is the twenty-eighth?” “Yeah, Kid, I know today’s the twenty-eighth of September. Monday. A new show at the Saddle Up!” “No, this is our twenty-eighth show since we started the saloon.…

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