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"When writers die they become books

which is, after all, not too bad an incarnation."

_  Jorges Luis Borges, Poet and Writer


If I were a famous poet quite well known, I hope that I would be a poet humble; that I would be an inspiration for all. That the pages of my poetry reached all, my writing awards I accepted humble; and that my fans would say her kindness is known. Even after death my name and words are known, and in schools my poetry would still humble; people would purchase my books not one but all. "And all visit a humble poet's stone . . . known." ___________________________ February 18, 2021 Sestina - Trinita (non metrical) Written for the contest, If I Were Famous sponsor, Joe Sandler

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Date: 2/19/2021 6:50:00 AM
Oh to be a writer but better still the poet. I do like this form and your rendition on the topic. Beautiful.
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Constance La France
Date: 2/19/2021 8:37:00 AM
DM, thanks for the visit and comment and especially for the compliment _Constance
Date: 2/19/2021 4:55:00 AM
I haven't ever tried this form, Constance... you did a remarkable job with it. A beautiful, inspiring write that I enjoyed so much. Whispers serenity and grace, both humble and great... love it. God bless you with love and prayers, Gina
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Date: 2/19/2021 5:39:00 AM
Gina, I found it with a little research on Sestina variations, thank you for the compliment and the visit, god bless you too _Constance
Date: 2/18/2021 5:49:00 PM
Beautiful poem Constance, this one is a fave and a top-notcher in my book. I couldn't agree with you more, if I were famous I'd hope I stay humble too; well done, and best wishes for the contest! (: - Jacob
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Constance La France
Date: 2/19/2021 3:54:00 AM
Jacob, thank you for the compliment on my poem, the visit and comment and the FAV _Constance
Date: 2/18/2021 3:12:00 PM
Wondrous poetry, Constance:-) Loved it! I have to familiarize myself with this rather interesting form.
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 2/19/2021 7:05:00 AM
Iambic Pentameter is an extremely difficult form--more so than Pantoums!--so I don't blame you. I don't go near it, lol
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Constance La France
Date: 2/19/2021 3:55:00 AM
Edward, thank you for the visit and compliment, I cheated by not doing the meter, because as you know I just can'nt get my head around meter _Constance
Date: 2/18/2021 1:41:00 PM
Ahh!! Well, I hope you are well know already and I know you are read on soup. Enjoyed reading your contest entry. Reads like a good contender to me. I can't remember how the sestina form goes I will have to look it up again. I don't think it is really easy on to write. Thanks for your visit with congrats. Sara
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Date: 2/18/2021 1:58:00 PM
Sara, thanks for the visit and the compliment, well Sestina is suppose to have meter but because I cannot do meter, although I do not understand exactly why, this is not done in meter which of course makes it easier but I have the required repeating words, but I suppose there are many ways to do Sestina as many forms have variations _Constance
Date: 2/18/2021 1:37:00 PM
There is Sestina, and then there is Sestina Trinita which has three stanzas (instead of 6 or 12)with repeating end words and with only three lines (instead of 6 lines) and a Trinita's envoy is a one-liner (instead of 3 lines). My poem is unrhymed but it can be rhymed _Constance
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