• 3 lines in length, averaging 14-16 syllables per line (for a poem total of 44-46 syllables).
• Ln 1 introduces situation/theme
• Ln 2 develops theme with more detail or “turn”
• Ln 3 is a “twist” and conc.
3 thoughts on “#TheWombwellRainbow #PoeticFormChallenge. It is weekly. Week Six form is a #Sijo I will post the challenge to create a first draft of a poetic form by the following late Sunday. Please email your first draft to me, including an updated short, third person bio and a short prose piece about the challenges you faced and how you overcame them. Except when I’m working at the supermarket I am always ready to help those that get stuck. I will blog my progress throughout the week. Hopefully it may help the stumped. Also below please find links to helpful websites.”
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My ping-back doesn’t appear to show, but here is my sijo (plus I emailed you, Paul): https://colleenmchesebro.com/2022/10/22/spirits-of-the-night-sijo/. Thanks so much.