(Check out my Day 28 prompt: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/29/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-eight-prompt-sea-shells/)
I cannot read social cues
I cannot make eye contact
but I want friends. I’m upside down.
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.