IN GROUPS OF TWO OR THREE, COMPOSE AN ORIGINAL SET OF LINES THAT MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

three stanzas each with the identical number of lines (at least, five)

all lines have a similar length (at least ten syllables)

all lines have a similar rhythm, ideally an identical rhythm

the general subject of the poem is “The Journey of Oedipus’s Struggle”

the poem contains a central metaphor

the first stanza presents one view, the second responds with an alternate view, and the third offers a synthesis or summary of the first two stanzas

WHEN YOUR GROUP HAS FINISHED ITS COMPOSITION, HAND A TYPED COPY TO THE JUDGE.

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