Haven Fire

Haven Fire is a poem of 20 lines, created by Paul Steele, writing on Allpoetry as IntimidusRex. The length of each stanza, varies from 1 to 8 as determined by its position in a Fibonacci series.

It is:
Isosyllabic, with each line having 8 syllables
Stanzaic, Consisting of 6 stanzas
Formulaic, Each Stanza’s length is determined by its position in a Fibonacci series.
Rhymed: Rhyme pattern: a b cc aac ccaac bcbcbaba
Refrained: The first half of L1 becomes: the first half of L8, L13, and L18.
The 2nd half of L1 becomes the 2nd half of L10 and L18
The first half of L2 becomes the 2nd half of L3, and L8, and the 1st half of L17.
The 2nd half of L2 becomes the 1st half of L5, the 2nd half of L13 and L17.

 

*Fibonacci sequence 
The sequence of numbers, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, … , 
in which each successive number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers.

Related Poetry Forms: Fib Diamond, Fib SeriesFibonacci Spiral, FiboquattroHaven Fire

My example

Water Cycle (Haven Fire)

When water falls it changes states

It might be mist a magic shift

It changes states  it might be mist
but it was vapor in our midst.

A magic shift it changes states
within a cloud it transformates
(a new word now, I must insist.)

When water falls It might be mist
but molecules cannot resist
and often one evaporates
and downward mist just dissipates
and thirsty farmers then are pissed.

When water falls a magic shift
takes place and lets cold snow exist
which gives our mountain streams a lift.
which fact allows life to persist.
It might be mist a magic shift
when water falls it changes states. 
This cycle is an awesome gift
that mother nature regulates.

© Lawrencealot – October 20, 2014

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