The following description is reposted with permission from Poetry Magnum Opus, with thanks to Judi Van Gorder for years of work on that fine resource.
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 elements of the trianglet are:
- 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.
(at least to me),
but they’re protein-filled
and the fish seem thrilled
© Lawrencealot – February 4, 2015