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Monday, January 14, 2013


In December 2005 Andreas Gripp,  of  London, Ontario announced a new form.
 This is a syllabic poem in seven lines  4/5 5/4 4/4/5
Lines 1 and 2   INTRODUCE the SUBECT
Lines 3 and 4   AMPLIFY what is affected by the image/subject.
Line 5 thru 7    Focus on NEW SUBJECT that complements and provides a meditative conclusion.
Shanzi may be Titled

Example Poem

Backyard in August

In the backyard
apples all about

rake and basket wait
under the tree

some for the birds
some for neighbors
some for you and me

© Lawrencealot - August 20, 2012

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