Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 30 November 2019!
For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Alliterisen. The topic is up to you!
You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Alliterisen?
Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…
The Alliterisen (Complex and Rhyming), a form created by Udit Bhatia, is a simple seven-lined poem with a specific syllable pattern and two alliterations per line. For example: Glorious Graves, and wonderful waves. Alliteration is the succession of similar consonant sounds. They are not recognized by spelling, but rather by sounds. The syllable structure for the Complex Alliterisen is as follows:
1st line- x syllables
2nd line- x+2 syllables
3rd line- x-1 syllables
4th line- (x+2)-1 syllables
5th line- x-2 syllables
6th line- (x+2)-2 syllables
7th line- x syllables
which allows for infinite syllable sequences. Listed…
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