Quinzaine is an internet form found at Shadow Poetry and Instant Poetry for Kids, named from
the French qunize (fifteen) for the 15 syllables the poem contains.
The Quinzaine is:
- a tristich, a 3 line poem.
- syllabic, 7-5-3 syllables per line.
- composed of:
L1 a statement, L2 and L3 questions related to the statement.
Keats by Judi Van Gorder
Poet writes in present tense.
When is verse in time,
is now then?
Pasted from <http://www.poetrymagnumopus.com/index.php?showtopic=1188>
Thanks to Judi for the fine source at PMO.
My Attempt at Example
Insanity Defense (Quinzaine)
Right and wrong are human judgments.
Can incapable man
do no wrong?
© Lawrencealot - December 5, 2013