Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft Form: "Compression Poem" with Salvatore Buttaci June 15, 2009 - July 2, 2009
This interesting form was created by Sector Hunter.
The poem has only six lines.
The syllabic count: 4-5-6-6-5-4
The first line is in a syllable count of 4
The next line is in a count of 5
The next is in a count of 6
Line four is in a count of 6
Line five is in a count of 5
The last line of the poem is in a count of 4
The rhyme pattern is as follows: a/b/a/c/d/a. (lines 1, 3, and 6 all rhyme. The other lines do not.)
Please follow exact directions to avoid being disqualified.
Here is one of my poems to show what a compression poem looks like.
Right on the mark
Those against regrets
Who never fear the bark
Of vicious mad-dog dreams.
They live without stress
In light and dark.
2008 Salvatore Buttaci
GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE, Honorable Mention
Deadline: July 02, 2009
1st 2nd & 3rd plus Honorable Mention
Created Jun 15, 2009