Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip,18 April 2020!
For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Roundabout.The topic is up to you!
You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Roundabout?
Luckily, Writer’s Digest has an explanation…
Invented by Sara Diane Doyle and David Edwards, who incoporated every poetic element that they really liked.David came up with the meter and feet and Sara added in the repeating line. The rhyme scheme and length was decided on together.The result is a form called the Roundabout. In this form, the rhyme scheme comes full circle while offering repetition of one line in each rhyme set.
The Roundabout is a four stanza poem, with each stanza consisting of 5 lines.The poem is written in iambic and the lines have 4 feet, 3 feet, 2 feet, 2 feet…
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