Consult & Dike — National Poetry Month 2017 Prompt

By Writing Knights Press


Consult – To offer advice, or to obtain it
– A wall to prevent flooding, or a ditch

Contronym: a word with two opposite meanings
Goal: use both meanings of the word(s) in the poem

Deadline: May 7, 2017

Subject: “NPM 2017 – Contronyms – (Word)”

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Source:: Writing Knights Press