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 pattern 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  (Mirror Oddquain)
pour a cup
black steaming coffee
sugar provides food value
and butter fill the English
muffin crevices
then my mouth,
© Lawrencealot – April 9, 2012
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