170×170 day 77 16.7.15

77 16.7.15 sonnet penta quatrain 7

They say under every rainbow there is
a pot of gold waiting for the lucky ones.
They always cite examples of the ones
who brought that gold home though with not much ease.
For leprechauns or dragons guard that wealth
and tangling with them may not be that good
can actually be bad for one’s health.
The fierce dragon may roast alive
the leprechaun is not that much better.
Dreams of being prosperous or thrive
after a gruesome death won’t matter.
Wealth is waste if one is not alive
Maybe myths are best on dreamer’s platter.

Sonnets are fourteen-line poems, period. They exist in every line length, with every rhyme scheme imaginable, or with no rhyme scheme at all. The usual is either abcabc, ababab or, if the poet wants a summarizing last two lines, ababcc.

Rhyme scheme: Abbaabbacdcdcd it may follow iambic pentameter (10 syllables) rule.

Kill
Dragons
To Rescue princess
Conquer kingdoms
Tasks seem so easy when we dream of them.

a pentastich, a complete poem in a 5 lines.
syllabic, with a progressive syllable count 1-2-3-4-10 per line.
sometimes written as a Double Tetractys (2 quintains), when doubled the syllabic pattern is reversed, 1-2-3-4-10-10-4-3-2-1.

Life is not all about dreams
big aspirations and schemes.
We have to know when to stop,
When to just walk and when to hop!

When we should stay on the ground
And gather our wits around
And when the opportune moment will come
We reach out for stars gather some.

Rules of a Quatrain:
Quatrains are formed by two rhyming couplets- abab, aabb, abba or abcb

Dreams
With sense
Perfect recipe for
Happiness.

Rules of 7
1,2,3,1 words or syllables each line, a complete scene of any type should be created, or statement.

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4 thoughts on “170×170 day 77 16.7.15

    • form poetries are time consuming affairs, I am waiting for them to end! but you are right, they are really fun to play with, I am glad that I tried some, and I am going to try some of these regularly again!

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