Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Fun with Form! "RONDELET" with Poeticpiers   June 9, 2009 - June 19, 2009

Contest Completed

Congratulations

Gold Medal - [writing deleted]
Silver Medal - Pure White Rosebud
Bronze Medal - A DOG\'S WHOLE WORLD

Details

Rondelet

French form

A septet or seven line stanza

with two rhymes and a refrain

the refrain is six syllable (Tetrasyllabic)

or four syllables ( Dimeter)

The rest of the lines are twice as long 8 syllables Tetrameter

Rhyme pattern
A
B
A
A
b
b
A
A signifying the repetitive refrain.

Example

Echo replies ,
rebounding from the rocky walls.
Echo replies,
provides no answer tells no lies
Between the echoes silence falls
and leaves what memory recalls.
Echo replies

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Prizes

1st 2nd and 3rd prizes

Moderator

Helena
Helena
Australia

Stats

12 Contestants
12 Submissions
648 Views
Created Jun 9, 2009