Compression

This form is a Compression invented by Sector-Hunter

The first line is in a syllable count of 4
The next line is in a count of 5
The next is in a count of 6 and has to rhyme with the first line
Line four is in a count of 6
Line five is in a count of 5
The last line of the poem is in a count of four
and has to rhyme with the third line and first line in the poem.

Restated:
A syllabic sestet with syllables 4/5/6/6/5/4
Rhyme pattern axaxxa

Example Poem

Compression Form Example

The time is now
Compression tightens,
frightens, and this is how.
Sector-Hunter designed
this form.  Make it work.
Well, Holy cow!

© July 12, 2012

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