Categories
Poetry

By markthegrey

I am a biologist, author, poet, professor, and parent. I nest in Aurora, IL with my spouse and about two to four kids.

6 replies on “”

What Steve said! This one will linger more than usual. Big sigh. What is the form? It’s sestina-ish.

On Wed, Dec 8, 2021 at 12:27 AM I Could Be Wrong wrote:

> markthegrey posted: “” >

Like

Thanks Paula. It’s a “pantoum,” which is comprised of quatrains interlaced by a pattern of line repetitions. I think the pantoum is derived from another older form. I think a pantoum is suited for these images and subjects. Glad this one “sticks” with you! Keep writing, Paula.

Like

It also reminds
Me of the sestina’s repetition. It’s a pantoum, which is constructed of quatrains interlaced by a pattern of line repetition. I think the pantoum is derived from an older form. I think the pantoum works with these subject and images. Glad you like it.

Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s