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Monday, January 21, 2013


Pleiades form
This titled form was invented in 1999 by Craig Tigerman, 
Sol Magazine's Lead Editor. Only one word is allowed in the title 
followed by a single seven-line stanza. 
The first word in each line begins with the same letter as the title. 
Hortensia Anderson, a popular haiku and tanka poet, added her 
own requirement of restricting the line length to six syllables. 

 Example Poem


Striking lightning frightening.
Sending shadows darting.
Sudden squall surprising.
Shrieking wind whistling.
Slamming hail bombarding.
Suddenly it's over.

 © Lawrencealot - April 16, 2012

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