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Triple Rictameter

A Rictameter Times Three

Aware Like in awake As one self is to be Diversified in all its ways Complexity forever simplified Incorporated primal truth With center quantified To complement Aware ~ Content Beyond relaxed A soul seems so serene Progressive labor force is lost To new consistent and simplistic form Conversion made to basic types Where absolutes can make Man's inner peace Content ~ Sublime A bit beyond Broad mediocrity With partial elevation in Euphoric precepts as derived By variance in digits seen Complexity to start Now simply so Sublime
A rictameter is a poem written in a diamond shape. It begins with two syllables, then four, then six, then eight, then ten, then back to eight, then six, then four, then the same two syllables that began the poetic. The challenge is to make your poetic as near a perfect diamond shape as possible. Try one and have some fun. It ain't as "easy" as it looks. LOL. easyeverett

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  1. Date: 10/26/2010 4:15:00 AM
    Hello Carol and I'm glad you enjoyed my Ric. friend. Thank you so much for reading and commenting Carol. I am honored. tom

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 4:14:00 AM
    Hi Dr. Ram. They are fun and pose a real challange to get the diamond or diamonds shaped up and shipped out. lol. Thanks again Dr. tom

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 4:11:00 AM
    Hi Brigitte and thank you for commenting on my Ric and on my comments on your wonderful poetic. I quit drinking about ten years ago after my bi-polar was finally stabalized and I admire you very much for your courage and honesty. Take care Brigitte. tom

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 4:04:00 PM
    Your poem is impressive Tom! I just wanted to thank you for your comments on my poem "I Am an Alcoholic". You have a great point! Let me explain: my relationship is fairly new, and like all alcoholics, I hide my problem well. My partner presently lives out of town; refer to "Insight". I am working on my situation and hope he never discovers my problem. Thank you so much for caring enough to comment. Brigitte

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 1:24:00 PM
    Yes, the form seems to be very attractive and worth writing, I shall look into it, tom

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 11:12:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Tom. Have a wonderful day. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol