rivers and streams
Water droplets on windshields
They all come from the same places
They are all such beautiful sights
the drinks drunken
the people you left behind
They were really worth all those drinks?
Those drinks, they were more important?
Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and educator, Alice Spokes. It can be found on line at Instant Poetry Forms for Kids
The Pensee is:
- a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines.
- syllabic, 2-4-7-8-8 syllables per line.