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Torn

heart and

brain at odds

with each other

Split

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~Melanie Blackwell

Lanterne
A type of poem that has one syllable in the first line, two syllables in the second line, three syllables in the third line, four syllables in the fourth line, and one syllable in the fifth line that related to the first word of the poem.
Example
 
  • 5 line poem
  • each line has a specific number of syllables 
    line 1 = 1 syllable 
    line 2 = 2 syllables 
    line 3 = 3 syllables 
    line 4 = 4 syllables 
    line 5 = 1 syllable 
  • lines do not rhyme
  • poem is based on one sentence or idea 

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