Rhopalic Couplet

The Rhopalic Couplet is a poetic unit of 2 rhopalic lines, each word progresses adding 1 more syllable than the preceeding word in the line. The lines can either be parallel or the order can be reversed in the second line. The lines need not be rhymed.
x xx xxx xxxx
x xx xxx xxxx
x xx xxx xxxx
xxxx xxx xx x

Pasted from http://www.poetrymagnumopus.com/index.php?showtopic=1009#primer
My thanks to Judi Van Gorder for years of work on this fine PMO resource.

My example

Soothsayer (Rhopalic Couplet)

I predict recurring occurrences
by finding cyclical phenomena
that possess meaningful correlations
influencing selected target base.

© Lawrencealot – February 16, 2015

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