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It’s the Saturday Lucky Dip over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. Today we are asked to create a Tanka, a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7) blood orange moon hangs over the bayou; Spanish moss sways its […]
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To be Us

It’s Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’s Lucky Dip! Today our writing prompt is the Oddquain — a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of seventeen syllables distributed 1, 3, 5, 7, 1 in five lines, developed by Glenda L. Hand. You and I were never meant to be but we happened anyway. Fate. Hearts like ours have their own […]
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I Knew

It’s the Lucky Dip Saturday Mix over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie! Today, we are to create a Rondel: A French form consisting of 13 lines: two quatrains and a quintet, rhyming as follows: ABba abAB abbaA. The capital letters are the refrains, or repeats. The first time I met you I knew, There’s no way it […]
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