Poets corner poetry challenge: Lanturne poem
The Lanturne is a five-line verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one.
Good luck everyone.
Copyright © 2003 Crystal Rose
lips tell lies,
A poetry challenge with a difference, which i thought up myself.
A poem made up completely from song titles only.
No additional words to be added.
It doe’s not need to rhyme and can be any length.
The poem should have a theme: love, travel, places, etc.
Get those fingers and minds working.
when I see you smile,
Tetractys, a poetic form invented by Ray Stebbing.
They consist of 5 lines containing 1, 2, 3, 4,10 syllables (total of 20).
Tetractys can be written with more than one verse, but you must write with an inverted syllable count.
Tetractys can also be reversed and written 10, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Double Tetractys: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2, 1
your blaming me
i am a free spirit who has no past
Copyright © 2001 Terri Anthony
can do all, time to call, no battery!
Poetry challenge: Diamante
A diamante poem is made up of 7 lines using a set structure:
Line 1: Beginning subject
Line 2: Two describing words about line 1
Line 3: Three doing words about line 1
Line 4: A short phrase about line 1, a short phrase about line 7
Line 5: Three doing words about line 7
Line 6: Two describing words about line 7
Line 7: End subject
When a diamante poem is written it takes on the shape of a diamond.
Example of a poem below.
pedalling, spinning, weaving
whizzing round corners, zooming along roads
racing, roaring, speeding
Laughing, lazying, chatting
Doing what you love, loving what you do,
smiling, thinking, talking,