#OcPoWriMo Day Nineteen Prompt: Trees

burning tree.jpg

Trees will

burn through the night

unless somebody saves them

there is no hope for the wilting

wood that cannot speak for himself

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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.
  • unrhymed.
  • titled

 

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