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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 13 July 2019

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 13 June 2019!

For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out an Oddquain. The topic is up to you!

You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is an Oddquain?

Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…

Oddquain
Oddquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of seventeen syllables distributed 1, 3, 5, 7, 1 in five lines, developed by Glenda L. Hand.

Oddquain variations:

  • oddquain sequences – poems made up of oddquain stanzas
  • crown oddquains – a five stanza oddquain sequence
  • reverse oddquains – an oddquain with a reverse syllable pattern of 1-7-5-3-1
  • mirror oddquains – a two stanza oddquain sequence of the pattern 1-3-5-7-1 1-7-5-3-1
  • oddquain butterflies – a “merged mirror oddquain” where the two stanzas of a mirror oddquain are merged together, one of the middle 1 syllable lines is dropped…

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