Broken Quiedise: A Pensee*
breaks my robust chrysalis,
your fake radiance’s a bright beguile,
that killed my own guarded Quiedise**.
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The Pensee* found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and educator, Alice Spokes. It can be found on line at Instant Poetry Forms for Kids
The Pensee is:
- a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines.
- syllabic, 2-4-7-8-8 syllables per line.
P.S. Thank you for letting me use that wonderful world, Carol. ❤