Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Have Fun With Form ~ "Rondelet with Poeticpiers !  July 25, 2008 - August 22, 2008

Contest Completed

Congratulations


Details

http:// blog.myspace.com/poeticpiers

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EACH MONTH IVOR WILL INTRODUCE A DIFFERENT FORM OF POETRY FOR BEGINNERS OR ACCOMPLISHED POETS OF FORMAL POETRY ALIKE.

To start off his exciting new contest he has given us the R O N D E L E T !

I'm sure this will take some of us out of our comfort zones!

Thank you Ivor!

Parameters and example
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





NOTE : THIS IS A PEER VOTING CONTEST so don't forget
vote for your favourite poem!

HAVE FUN EVERYONE!


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PLEASE NOTE: ANY QUERIES PLEASE EMAIL IVOR AT
http://. blog myspace.com/poeticpiers
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Thank you,

~ Helena ~
'KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE"




Prizes

1st 2nd and 3rd prizes judged by peer group

Moderator

Helena
Helena
Australia

Stats

7 Contestants
9 Submissions
520 Views
Created Jul 26, 2008