My Take – COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 232, #SPECIFICFORM

Wow! This one makes my head spin! 😂

It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. But let’s do something different this time.

First, choose your favorite syllabic poetry form. Write your poem.

Next, give your poem some different characteristics to make it something different. You can change the syllable count, rhyme scheme (add or get rid of it), anything you want to create a new form. Write this poem.

Give your new syllabic poetry form a name.

Colleen Chesbro

Let’s see what my muse thinks! I’m going to write a series of short senryu (or haiku) and increase the number of syllables. (Inspired by the Ethree which consists of ten lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables.”)

1/2/1

penned
succinct
terse

2/3/2

succinct
poetry
blessing

3/4/3

poetry
meditation
sonorous

4/5/4

meditation
hallucinations
mythology

ethree/senryu = senethree

Notice that the middle line is the first line of the next triplet. I picked a topic that sort of worked.

I gave it a go… actually my muse gave me the sequence, she didn’t help so much with the words.

©️Ruth Klein aka RuthScribbles