Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ TEN WORD MENKE SONNET with TOVLI! September 12, 2008 - September 19, 2008
10 WORD MENKE
Write a Menke Sonnet. Whats that? Here is an explanation:
A Menke Sonnet; also known as a Menke Triangle is an unrhymed
Poem that goes from 2-15 syllables or 15 to 2 syllables and can be a Double
Menke Triangle: from 2-15 and 15 to 2 syllables.
Sweet, Menke Katz was a mentor of mine. He passed away in 1991.
His work was published by Smith. He was the only Yiddish poet to also
become widely published in English. Plus, he was the kindest soul anyone
could ever meet. To learn more about Menke, or to support his work posthumously by ordering his books, visit: http://www.dovidkatz.net/menke/menke_americana.htm
Write a Menke Sonnet/Triangle using all of the following 10 words:
~ Tovli ~
PLEASE NOTE: BE SURE TO MARK YOUR ENTRIES "POEM" AND SONNET" ON YOUR POSTING PAGE, OTHERWISE IT MAY NOT GET THROUGH.
First, Second & Albert's Special Award
Created Sep 12, 2008