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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 28 November 2020

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 28 November 2020!

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

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

Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…


The Constanza, created by Connie Marcum Wong, consists of five or more 3-line stanzas. Each line has a set meter of eight syllables. The first lines of all the stanzas can be read successively as an independent poem, with the rest of the poem weaved in to express a deeper meaning. The first lines convey a theme written in monorhyme, while the second and third lines of each stanza rhyme together.

Rhyme scheme: a/b/b, a/c/c, a/d/d, a/e/e, a/f/f………etc.

Example of a Vers Beaucoup 


Point of reference never came.
I waited eons just to see
The clever end of destiny.

To me it always looks the same. . .
Though gender changes time to time
Salacious souls we re-define.

The numbers tell what’s in the name.
Let intuition’s second sight
Guide the lost toward heaven’s flight.

Are we the fools and life’s a game?
We seem to dwell on other’s flaws
A tune well played by karmic laws.

We endure life’s eternal flame.
To live and learn can be sublime;
Our birth and death are both divine.

Copyright © 2007 Connie Marcum Wong

Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Costanza’ – 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!

9 comments on “Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 28 November 2020

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  3. Jules
    November 28, 2020

    Thankfully it wasn’t as hard as I thought once I chose the A rhyming words.
    Here’s: (41) Damned Family 3p (Norman’s Costanza Lament)

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  7. -Eugenia
    November 29, 2020

    Fascinating poetry form! Love it.

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    November 30, 2020

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