Monday, May 29, 2017

Monday Poetry Stretch - Rictameter

Created in 1990 by two cousins, rictameter is a nine line poetry form in which the 1st and last lines are the same. The syllable count is 2/4/6/8/10/8/6/4/2.

You can learn more about this relatively young form at Wikipedia, or read some examples at Shadow Poetry.

I hope you'll join me this week in writing a poem in the form of rictameter. Please share a link to your poem or the poem itself in the comments.

1 comment:

  1. POET - as per Rictameter request.

    Do not blow it
    When you turn your poem
    Into sublime inspiration
    Richly adorned with glittering gems
    And sparkling literary stars
    Rather simply show it
    If you are a

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