INFORM POETS – LANTERNE

The Lanterne is a type of poem that has one syllable in the first line, two syllables in the second line, three syllables in the third line, four syllables in the fourth line, and one syllable in the fifth line that related to the first word of the poem.
Example

* 5 line poem
* each line has a specific number of syllables

line 1 = 1 syllable
line 2 = 2 syllables
line 3 = 3 syllables
line 4 = 4 syllables
line 5 = 1 syllable
* lines do not rhyme
* poem is based on one sentence or idea

WALT’S LANTERNES:

soup
steaming
comfort food
aromatic
broth

Copyright (C) Walter J Wojtanik, 2014

hair
wind tossed
receding
in full retreat
bald

Copyright (C) Walter J Wojtanik, 2014

eyes
windows
to the soul
hearts and minds in
sight

Copyright (C) Walter J Wojtanik, 2014