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NaPoWriMo - 12/30 - "Poetry should be a challenge"

Poetry should be a challenge
Expression should be the weapon
Your topic should bleed with sentiment

Writing well is a gentle balance
Of image to emotion connections
Poetry should be a challenge

Predictable rhymes are excrement
If your audience knows your goals
Expression should be the weapon

Write like your words will evaporate
Like rain droplets unattended
Your topic should bleed with sentiment

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The above is “cascade poem with a tercet”… fancy right? I have to say I really like this form. The rhyme cascades down the poem starting with the tops lines… See the below skeleton! There are two forms of a Cascade poem, a cascade poem with a tercet (below) with 4 stanzas; 3 lines each and a quatrain casade with 5 stanzas; 4 lines each. Happy NaPoWriMo

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Earlier Event: April 11
NaPoWriMo - 11/30 - "Are the same"