Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted February 2, 2018


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by Mrs. KT

Tetractys poem Contest Winner 

All
which we 
love must not
be destroyed by
fear, indifference, or hatred's assault

 


Writing Prompt
Tetractys

Tetractys, a poetic form invented by Ray Stebbing, consists of at least 5 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 syllables (total of 20). Tetractys can also bereversed and written 10, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Only one verse allowed.


Example #1:
freedom

free
from you
your ego
your blaming me
i am a free spirit who has no past

Copyright © 2001 Terri Anthony

Example #2:
Eclipse

An
Eclipse
Rules the sky. . .
A rare chance for
Divine friends, sun and moon, to rub noses.

Copyright © 2005 Marie Summers

Tetractys poem
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