...the loss of loved oned
War and Grief
and I cry
for the many
soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom
Families deal with pain from their loss when
of loved ones
A tetractys poem is written with 20 syllables. A tetractys can have more than one stanza. But all new stanzas must be have an inverted syllable count. There is no limit to the number of stanzas. This type of poem often expresses a complete thought|
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What is a Tetractys?
The poetic form of the tetractys is a poem with only five lines. Each line adds another syllable until the last line which has ten.
What is the Stucture of a Tetractys?
A tetractys consists of 5 lines.
Each line has a set number of syllables see below:
Line 1 Ã¢?? 1 syllable
Line 2 Ã¢?? 2 syllables
Line 3 Ã¢?? 3 syllables
Line 4 Ã¢?? 4 syllables
Line 5 Ã¢?? 10 syllables
An Example of a Tetractys Poem
Am four 2
And I go 3
To big school where 4
I learn to read and write and spell my name. 10
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