Celebrate Classical Music
August 12, 2012 at 9:04 PMHiggledly piggledy
Vast are the choices if
From Laurie NilesI love it! As a musician, I'd call it a poem in 6/8, but can any one guess the poetry meter here?
Posted on August 12, 2012 at 10:07 PM
From Cassidy GoldblattDactylic Dimeter! I had to look up the name-- is that cheating? it's been a while since I've reviewed them-- but I knew which foot the rhythm created ;)
Posted on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM
From Laurie NilesOr is it perhaps dactylic octameter?
Posted on August 13, 2012 at 12:53 AM
From Dave BazellThis is a double dactyl. A dactyl has three syllables with the stress on the first syllable. The double means there are two dactyls per line (most of the time.) There are other details of the form but google will do a better job than I will of explaining it.
Posted on August 13, 2012 at 1:53 AM
From james holmesReally liked this! Started my day with a little smile ;)
Posted on August 13, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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