Tetracys: Morning Obsession


A tetractys poem is written with 20 syllables. Tetractys can have more than one stanza. But all new stanzas must be have an inverted syllable count. There is no limit to the number of stanzas. This type of poem often expresses a complete thought

The structure is:

line one – one syllable
line two – two syllables
line three – three syllables
line four – four syllables
line five – ten syllables.

I thank Shainbird for this discovery!

Morning Obsession

Drives me mad
Constant ticking
Obsessive in early morning silence!