Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft: Form ~ "A Coin Poem" with Salvatore Buttaci! October 29, 2008 - November 25, 2008
A COIN POEM
This type of poem has two couplets to make four lines. The first couplet presents a thought and the second couplet shows the other side of that thought.
Line 1 has 7 syllables; line 2 has 5 syllables; line 3 has 7 syllables; line 4 has 5 syllables.
The rhyme pattern is either abcb or aabb
Here is an example:
ON THE OTHER HAND
(A Coin Poem)
We pray hard for victory:
God will turn the tide.
Though it may sound sick to me:
God is on both sides.
2008 Salvatore Buttaci
1ST, 2ND PRIZE & HONORABLE MENTION!
Created Oct 29, 2008