Mirror Oddquain

Oddquain: Created by Glenda L. Hand.

Usually unrhymed.
17 syllables in five lines. Syllable Count: 1/3/5/7/1

Oddquain sequences:   poems made up of Oddquain stanzas.
Crown Oddquains: a five stanza Oddquain sequence
Reverse Oddquains: Reverse syllable patter 1/7/5/3/1
Mirror Oddquains:two stanzas: 1/3/5/7/1   1/7/5/3/1
Oddquain Butterflies: a merged mirror pattern.
Two Oddquains merge but use only one
of the 1 syllables in the joining.
1/3/5/7/1 /7/5/3/1
Example Poem:
Morning Ritual
I
pour a cup
black steaming coffee
sugar provides food value
Ahhh!
Jam
and butter fill the English
muffin crevices
then my mouth,
yum.
© Lawrencealot – April 9, 2012
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