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Spring poem's Competition!

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Do you have a poem inside of you? If you do then JOIN! All you have to do is write a poem that is related to spring and comment below! I will pick the top 5 best poems!

!st place:20 lingots

2nd place:15 lingots

3rd place:10 lingots

4th place:5 lingots

5th place 3 lingots

Tips! If you can translate the poem in different languages that might give you a better chance at winning!! Have fun Starts:April.16,2017 Ends:April.20,2017

1 year ago

29 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/COOKIES4LIFE9

The wind blows a soft breeze. The tree's grow into something green. Flowers bloom. Grass greens. What could possibly not be spring?( I made it up my self hope you like it:)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BLUEGIRL2005

Amazing i love it

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lisha.song2005
lisha.song2005
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Wow :) keep the great work up:)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
Usagiboy7
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@ lisha.song2005, if you would edit your post up top to ask folks to please write as much of their poems in the languages they are learning as possible, it will keep your discussion on topic and mods won't remove it. They can, of course write out the whole thing in English as well. But, so that this isn't just an off topic poetry board type post, it needs more than just poems in English. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

Flowers here. Flowering trees. I do not fear. I love the sheep. Beauty, continue. There is a key. Continue to laugh. Look at the bees.

Maua hapa. Maua ya miti. Mimi si ogopa. Ninapenda kondoo. Uzuri, maendelea. Pana ufunguo. Maendelea kucheka. Agalia nyuki.

LOL I know it's horrible but I'm too tired to try. Usiku mwema!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

I translated it myself.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

And I had a typo. I meant to put Angalia but I put Agalia which means something completely different.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lisha.song2005
lisha.song2005
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Great Job:)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jack.Elliot
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Here is something tht you may enjoy . . . ..Listening to Bach's Brandenburg Concerto ;

Such a pleasure to just listen.

Visual without pictures.

Listening whilst cooking.

Audio alive with Bach

Immersed in listening.

Ups and downs of the music

Profound sounds in the kitchen with Bach

It does not matter if I am washing the dishes

or if cleaning the floor or washing the windows

or if cooking the dinner or baking a cake

All those tasks are pleasure with Bach.

A pleasure from the Radio or LP record.

We are alive to the sounds recorded.

Alive to our Bach in the kitchen

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The picture and credit is here ... . http://jackelliot.over-blog.com/2017/04/listening-to-bach-s-brandenburg-concerto.html

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1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/psionpete
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Spring has sprung, the grass is ris
I wonder where the boidy is?
The boyd is on the wing
But that's absoid,
The wing is on the boyd.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

Those flowers of speckled ivory

Bend to your calm

This air, gently wafting passions

Carries their weight

And among it, the cherry blossoms

Sank infinity towards earth

"Too early", you say

Thus, spring was born

The flowers lost by dawn.

French:

Ces fleurs d'ivoire tacheté

Plier à ton calme

Ce vent, des passions en mouvement avec douceur

Porte leur poids

Et avec lui, les fleurs de cerisier

A coulé d'infini vers le monde

«Trop tôt», tu dis

Par conséquent, le printemps était né

Les fleurs perdent par l'aube

Ah, I translated that horribly... Hope you still enjoy!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Frisk95

Nice poem ya got there, pal! I'll have to see if I can come up with one, too...Seems like you and the rest are having fun with it, so why not?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

Why, thank you!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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  1. Sneezing and Coughing, Choking on pollen and dust; The spring has arrived! (a haiku)
  2. Screaming and running, My sister has encountered, Spring's worker--a bee. (another haiku)
  3. There once was a boy who was chatting with Spring.
    And said, "I think you are a horrible thing!"
    A flurry of anger came from the season
    And caused the poor boy to start up a'sneezin.'
    And so the boy learned of the power of Spring. (a limerick)
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https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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The translation for poem 2: Skriking og kjører, min søster møter, vårens arbeidstaker-en bie.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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I know I posted three poems, but I just love writing poetry.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jimnicholson
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Translating the poem should be mandatory, not optional.

And by translating, I mean manually translating, not running it through Google Translate.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wittykittycute

I look at what's on the ground,
A carrot, a pan, a scarf and some stones in a small mound,
Why are they there?
Is there a thief near here?
Perhaps they are some gifts from my cat?
I look at her scratching the mat.
Suddenly, I understand. What an easy thing
It was to guess! Why, of course, it's spring!
Spring has come,
My fingers and toes are no longer numb,
In winter, I built a snowman,
His hat was a pan,
The carrot was his nose,
The stones were his smile... or frown, who knows?
The scarf was to protect him from the cold,
"He's a snowman, why does he need a scarf?" Many times, I have been told.

I hope you liked my poem,
WittyKitty

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wittykittycute

I don't know how to translate all the lines...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wittykittycute

Thanks to whoever gave me the two lingots

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Frisk95

Well, I couldn't resist, so here's my go at it (even if it isn't as good as all the others here, they're quite splendid):

One morning, when I went outside,

down by the waterside,

I found a flower,

...it smelled rather sour.

So I ran home and cried.


Un matin, quand je suis allé à l'extérieur,

Vers le bas par bord de l'eau,

J'ai trouvé une fleur,

... il sentait assez aigre.

Alors j'ai couru à la maison et j'ai pleuré.

Had to look up some stuff, but I tried my best, so sorry if the french translation is a bit...erm...messy. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

Hey, so the contest ended so when you're ready I'd like to see the results, can you please post them? Asante sana!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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I would like to know too. I don't see anyone with more than 5 lingots so you can't tell who won.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

Isn't it over by now??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

Can we see the results??????????

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

...?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

Are there like no winners or anything anymore? Can you please at least answer?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaphneTheSnail

ok. Whatever

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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I think if there was going to be a winner, we would have known a long time ago... I'm not sure why they organized a competition and then didn't announce a winner. :(

1 year ago