Etheree

Etheree poems consist of 10 lines and use a syllable pattern of 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10.

Reversed Etheree also consists of 10 lines, but uses a syllable pattern of 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Double Etheree is a 2-verse etheree, but the second verse uses an inverted syllable count, 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Triple Etheree is a 3-verse etheree, using a snaking syllable count, 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10.

An etheree can be quadruple, and more, using a snaking syllable count for each new verse.

Each link below contains a separate example of an etheree poem:

Last High by Carrie Page

Unburden Me by Carrie Page

Reflection by Carrie Page

 

Do you have an example of an etheree poem you’d like to share? Leave a link to it in the comments!

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