Instilled Love (Rictameter)

by Bob Shank   Oct 14, 2015


Instilled Love (Rictameter)

My dream
recurring theme
daily visions of you
enable me to make it through
another day to grasp reality
knowing you are inside of me
helps to face all my fears
erase my tears
my dream.....

Bob Shank
Amor Vincit Omnia (latin)
love conquers all

RICTAMETER
A rictameter is a nine line poetry form. The 1st and
last lines are the same with the syllable count as follows:
line 1 - 2 syllables - same as line 9
line 2 - 4 syllables
line 3 - 6 syllables
line 4 - 8 syllables
line 5 - 10 syllables
line 6 - 8 syllables
line 7 - 6 syllables
line 8 - 4 syllables
line 9 - 2 syllables - same as line

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Latest Comments

  • 2 years ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Well done Bob - an accomplished piece.
    All the best,
    Ben

  • 2 years ago

    by Cindy

    Bob excellent job on this form!!
    Take care
    Cindy

  • 2 years ago

    by Koan

    Simply perfect!!! The form the message... just awesome!