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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 5 October 2019

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Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 5 October 2019!

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

You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Monotetra?

Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…

Monotetra
The monotetra is a new poetic form developed by Michael Walker. Each stanza contains four lines in monorhyme. Each line is in tetrameter (four metrical feet) for a total of eight syllables. What makes the monotetra so powerful as a poetic form, is that the last line contains two metrical feet, repeated. It can have as few as one or two stanzas, or as many as desired.

Stanza Structure:

Line 1: 8 syllables; A1
Line 2: 8 syllables; A2
Line 3: 8 syllables; A3
Line 4: 4 syllables, repeated; A4, A4

Example of Monotetra

Example #1:

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