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Monday Poetry Prompt – October 13, 2014

For today’s prompt, try your hand at a poetic form called a pensée. This form consists of 5 lines with the following syllable structure: 2-4-7-8-6. Each poem follows this scheme

  • Line 1 is the subject
  • Line 2 gives description
  • Line 3, action
  • Line 4, the setting
  • Line 5, final thought

Good luck!



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Poet and strategy/data guru living in Massachusetts.


One thought on “Monday Poetry Prompt – October 13, 2014

  1. Pensee, October 13

    steaming and hot,
    gives rise to the morning clouds
    sailing across my waking mind.
    And so the day begins . . .


    Posted by mkfruga | October 14, 2014, 3:27 PM

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