Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday Tritina Challenge: Week Two

What is my May poetry challenge?  Write a Tritina a week. The length and repetition in the Tritina may be and easy form. The Tritina is related to the Sestina.

This poem from the twentieth-century invention contains the following Form:

  1 2 3          - End words of lines in first tercet.
  3 1 2          - End words of lines in second tercet.
  2 3 1          - End words of lines in third tercet.
  (1 2 3)        - Words contained in the final line.

The Road Not Taken?

Two ways life invite
Two choices we have
Which road not taken

Is the right we have taken?
The easy ones invite
Two choices we have

It is not easy to have
The road not taken
How can I invite?

I invite you to have the road not taken!

(Tritina, @Mejia 2016)

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