2021 NaPoWriMo April 7 bubbles & stuck


Today’s prompt: try out a poetic form based on syllable counts. One is the shadorma.

Another syllabic form is much more forthright about its recent origins. Like the shadorma, the Fib is a six-line form. But now, the syllable count is based off the Fibonacci sequence of 1/1/2/3/5/8. You can link Un multiple Fibs together into a multi-stanza poem, or
even start going backwards after your first six lines, with syllable counts of 8/5/3/2/1/1. Perhaps you remember the Fibonacci sequence from math or science class – or even from nature walks. Lots of things in the natural world hew to the sequence – like pinecones and flower petals. And now your poems can, too.

Fibonacci poems:

Bubbles
glass
flute
tempts with
bright bubbles
caressing palate
tickling delight at tip of tongue

cocktail parties are an art form
people meet exchange
pleasantries
sipping
cool
drinks

Stuck
wild
horse
got stuck
fatefully
in bottomless mud
sinks ever deeper can man help?

three white-haired men pull push in vain
try lassoos cords chains
desperate
attempts
horse
sinks

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