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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Dectina Refrain

This form was invented by Marion Friedenthal and named 'Dectina Refrain' by Luke Prater.
The form is written with your syllables going: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
Your 10th line is comprised of your first four lines all together as one stand alone line in quotation marks.

I have found it common, not to use quotation marks.

Example poem


with your
children now,
cherish the time.
Everything is new
to them, and magic too.
Doubt me not, my adult friends,
they can transfer that to you.  No
household or other chore can do that.
"Play with your children now, cherish the time."

(c) Lawrencealot - May 26, 2012

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