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Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 31 October 2020!
For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Trolaan. The topic is up to you!
You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Trolaan?
Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…
Trolaan, created by Valerie Peterson Brown, is a poem consisting of 4 quatrains. Each quatrain begins with the same letter. The rhyme scheme is abab.
Starting with the second stanza you use the second letter of the first line of the first stanza to write the second each line beginning with that letter.
On the third stanza you will use the second letter on the first line of the second stanza and write the third each line beginning with that letter.
On the fourth stanza you will use the second letter on the first line of the third stanza and write the fourth each line beginning with that letter.
Example of a Vers Beaucoup
Desire the sound or hope,
deluding minds in darkness.
Daunting though its scope,
deluged now with the access.
Elope into the morrow,
envelope me with song.
Enclose me now in sorrow
easing against the throng.
Longing for succulent prospect,
laying waste to eager night,
Lopsided in neglect,
listless with delight.
Only now will I protest,
owning nothing less.
Opening now I detest,
one more time to bless….
Copyright © 2008 Valerie Peterson Brown
Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Trolaan’ – 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.