General Poetry posted September 13, 2018


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The 7/5 Trochee

Wondrous Autumn

by JaCherie

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angel froth 'midst heaven gleams
wind whips viciously
nestled 'pon street's gabled crowns
light laves lustrously
~~~*~~~
vibrant streams 'twixt heightened beams
bow bends wondrously
striking views 'queath Autumn dreams
souls gaze graciously
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I snapped a pic of this rainbow as it appeared yesterday in the skies above my neighbors home. It was actually a double rainbow yesterday. This was such a vibrant one, too. It appeared after the thunderstorm.

The 7/5 Trochee, created by Andrea Dietrich, of 2 or more quatrain stanzas with the following set rules:

Meter: 7/5/7/5
Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b or a/b/a/b

The meter is trochee, which means alternating stressed and unstressed beats in each line, with each line beginning and ending in a stressed syllable. This is a simple lyrical type little poem, so rhymes will be basic, nothing fancy. The poem itself should give a description of something of interest to the poet. There is not a set number of these quatrain type stanzas, but a typical 7/5 Trochee would consist of two quatrains, with the second stanza serving to tie up the idea presented in the first stanza.
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