Sablier Sept

Form : Sablier Sept

This form was invented by Lady Bug of Allpoetry.
Sablier means hourglass in French and sept is 7 in French.

It is a pome of 7 lines.
It is syllabic: 8/6/4/2/4/6/8
It is formulaic in that the 2 syllable line ends the thought of the first three lines, is the title of the poem, and can well be the beginning of the last three lines.

The poem should be centered on the page.
Meter is not specified.
Rhyme is not specified.

My example

I Tried (Sablier Sept)

I never fulfilled all your needs
I never understood
at least you know
I tried
to stem the flow
of feelings that weren’t good
and frequently that aim succeeds.

© Lawrencealot – September 8, 2014

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Note: no rhyme is required.

Sablier Sept