Poetry Form: Rictameter

not quite complete
isn’t your fault or fine.
It’snot always confusion but
a state of learning, a finding of peace,
becoming someone, finding words
finding place, soul and safe, a
complete sense of


Rictameter has a scheme similar to the Cinquain. Starting your first line with a two syllable word, you then consecutively increase the number of syllables per line by two. i.e. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Then down again, 8, 6,4, 2. The final line has the same two syllable word you began with.

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