IN-FORM WEDNESDAY – TYBURN

The TYBURN is a six line poem consisting of 2, 2, 2, 2, 9, 9 syllables.

The first four lines rhyme and are all descriptive words. The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the first, second, third, and fourth lines as the 5th through 8th syllables.

More instruction: http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Tyburn-Poem

MARIE ELENA’S TYBURN:

Witty Kiddies

 Itty
Bitty
Pretty
Witty
Now and again, itty bitty folk
Tell a whopping pretty witty joke.
 
Copyright © – Marie Elena Good –  2013

WALT’S EXAMPLE:

BUMMER!

Happy
Snappy
Sappy
Crappy
Following a happy, snappy day,
struggles in a sappy, crappy way!

Copyright © 2013 Walter J. Wojtanik

 

Remember to check out Robert Lee Brewer’s Wednesday prompt as well.  Today we are asked to write a fragile poem.  http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/wednesday-poetry-prompts-207#comments