Septanelle

  • The Septanelle is a verse form in 7 lines. It was created by Lyra LuVaile.
    The Septanelle is:

    • a heptastich, a poem in seven lines.
    • syllabic, 4/6/10/4/6/10/4 syllables per line.
    • rhymed, rhyme scheme ababcca.

My Thanks to Judi Van Gorder for the wonderful resource at PMO

My Example Poem
Not Enough     (Septanlle)

I had no dream
at twenty-one. My life
had been scripted by others, it would seem.
I took a wife
served country, then could see
that schooling offered opportunity –
my only theme.

© Lawrencealot – April 5, 2014