Trianglet

• The Trianglet is an invented shape poem found in Berg’s Pathways for the Poet. It forms the shape of a triangle and was created by Mina M Sutherland.

The trianglet is:
○ a decastich, a poem in 10 lines.
○ syllabic, 1-2-3-4-5-5-4-3-2-1 syllables per line.
○ rhymed, rhyme scheme AbcxddxcbA
○ composed with the 1st word repeated as the last word.

Pasted from http://www.poetrymagnumopus.com/index.php?showtopic=1001#trianglet
My thanks to Judi Van Gorder for years of work on this fine PMO resource.

My example

Yummy (Trianglet)

Yummy

 

Worms
don’t look
delicious
(at least to me),
but they’re protein-filled
and the fish seem thrilled
when presented
nutritious
fish-hook
worms.

© Lawrencealot – February 4, 2015

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