Sunday, May 07, 2006
A lanterne is a five line quintain verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one.Each line able to stand on its own, and the poem may or may not have a title which sometimes forms an integral part as a 'sixth line'.
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brown, or white--
#2 WATER MEADOWS
weeps a willow
the bleak sky--
soft mist of
scatter in the
#8 MONA LISA
on the wind--
out of the
white water of
#11 HIGH RISE
in the breeze---
in the trees
Below are some of my examples of both forms( copyright Brian Strand England),they may be used for educational purposes provided this site is acknowledged and an advice of use is emailed to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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TETRACTYS EXAMPLES by Brian Strand
the foretaste of succulent fruit to come.
aroused by the simple blue cut-out shapes
done and dusted,
lost,forgiven and now forever gone.
a shapely form-
exempting audition from needless stress.
they met by chance,in the 'excuse me' dance.
now emerging as bluebells in the glade.
buried deep in his forgotten dreams.
All the image poems below are COPYRIGHT of Brian Strand an English Poet they may be reproduced for educational purpposes provided an acknowlwdgement of copyright is made and an email advice of use is made to mailto:email@example.comMy chapbook PHANEROS printed by Parchments of Oxford ( £5/$10/5 Euros) contains more of cinqku,haiku and tanka and an example of a haiga.Can be acquired by applying to above email in the first instance
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also can be found
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