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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 7 September 2019

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 7 September 2019!

For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Trillonet. The topic is up to you!

You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Trilonnet?

Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…

Trilonnet
Trilonnet, created by Shelley A. Cephas, is a 14-line poem made up of four three-line verses of 8 syllables (iambic tetrameter) and one rhyming couplet or four three-lined verses of 10 syllables (iambic pentameter) and one rhyming couplet.

Each 3 line verse is an unrhymed triplet. Each triplet has a rhyme scheme of abc. It is related to a sonnet in that it made up of 14 lines. There are 2 rhyme schemes for this form:

abc abc abc abc dd

or abc cba abc cba dd

This form is written in either iambic tetrameter or iambic pentameter.

Example of Trilonnet

Example #1:
Summer Daze

A summer chill not often felt
when sunshine is so strong and bright
in season of delight and fun.

Oppressive heat, it has been dealt
as tempers flare, burn and ignite;
dog days of summer are not done.

Each year to wonder how we’ve dwelt
with heat while waiting for the night
to end the sweltering hot sun.

So hopefully we will not melt
before fall comes and ends our plight,
a respite from the heat is won.

The summer months have slowly passed,
humidity is gone at last.

Copyright © 2007 Shelley A. Cephas

Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Trilonnet’ – I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’, and hashtag #LuckyDip.

As always, make sure you link your fabulous creation to the helpful Mister Linky.

About weejars

I am a teacher with a passion for writing short stories, poems and other scribblings to provide an outlet for my more creative side. Hope you enjoy the ride!

13 comments on “Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 7 September 2019

  1. weejars
    September 7, 2019

    Reblogged this on By Sarah.

  2. Jules
    September 7, 2019

    oooh….metered stuffs… not exactly my cup of tea. I’ll have to (fight with)…um think on this one a bit.

    • weejars
      September 7, 2019

      All good. It’s ok to not pick up what is out down 😊

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  4. Jules
    September 7, 2019

    I managed this frightful(?) … piece: Staged Fright

  5. Jules
    September 7, 2019

    I think the wrong linky is attached to this post… maybe the one from last Saturday?

    • weejars
      September 7, 2019

      Thanks for letting me know about this issue. Have amended. Please add to new Linky

      • Jules
        September 7, 2019

        Done 🙂

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  8. newepicauthor
    September 7, 2019

    Sarah, I think that there may be a problem with your Mr. Linky button.

    • weejars
      September 8, 2019

      Hi, yes – thank you 😊 I have fixed it.

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