Monday, May 23, 2016

Tuesday Tritina Challenge: Week Four

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


Sun sets every day
Has a rest and reflects
Stillness and faith

Have faith
In a new day
Sun reflects

Every ray reflects
A chance of faith
For a new day

Day time reflects faith

(Tritina, Mejia@2016)

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