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Hello everyone! This is Jen again, greeting you from B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond. Thank you for participating in last week’s challenge!
Yes, it was created because I am a huge fan of BBC’s Sherlock.
And yes, “Baker Street” refers to 2-2-1b.
Each stanza has three lines.
Line 1: 2 syllables
Line 2: 2 syllables
Line 3: 1 syllable and includes a “b” in the word.
You may choose to bend the rules and
substitute any consonant or vowel
for the “b” – so long as you use the same
consonant or vowel in each third line.
There are no specific rules regarding number of stanzas,
rhyme, meter, linking stanzas, not linking stanzas, etc.
Here are two examples. The first is pure “fan fiction”.
For the second example, I substituted a “j” sound for the “b” sound. Plus, the formatting is slightly different – giving the poem a sort of “running” feel – and showing that you don’t need to group your poem into three-line stanzas so long as you’re following a 2-2-1b pattern:
. that take
. my breath]
. wild and
Feel free to write a shadorma and/or Baker Street. The choice is yours! When you have written your poem(s), please TAG them B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond and MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie. Then add your link to the Mister Linky widget below. If the link does not work, please leave your post link in the comments section.