Tetractys Poems | Definition and Examples of Tetractys Poetry

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Example and Definition of Tetractys

A Tetractys is a type of poem that has only five lines to it. This makes it an extremely short poem. It is quite easy to write. You simply have to follow a structure. The premier phrase has only one syllable. The next stanza has two syllables. The following part has three syllables and the...Read More

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Categories: christmas, happy
Premium MemberYoung Happy Christmas Snapshots
by CayCay Jennings
Lists
of dreams
Daddy mailed
with sternness changed
his playful nature emerged and prevailed

Mom smiles engaged in lifts of happiness
decorating
sweets baking
gifting 
love

Bro
cocoa
blanket warm
Christmas lights drive
siblings mingling in anticipation





December 15...

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Categories: christmas, giving, romantic
Premium MemberMy Happy Christmas Present
by Gregory R Barden

Wrapped

With thought,

One present ...

Meant just for me,

And arranged lovingly under the tree.

So pretty, tied bright with ribbons and bows ...

It's all I want

This wintry

Christmas -

You.



You,

Alone...

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Categories: christmas
Happy Christmas Glitters Joy
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
Cold
North wind
Drifts dry snow
On mute meadow,
Stacks flakes in frozen branches, fir trees bow.

Night sky bends low, in northern light it glows
Holds sparkling stars,
They descend
Lights up...

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Categories: christmas
Christmas
by Frances Schiavina
Bells 
Festive 
In the sky
Ringing midnight
Angels brightness announcing good tidings
God’s glory and peace and great joy on earth
In Bethlehem
Savior born
Jesus
Christ
...

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Categories: appreciation, care, career, courage,
Work Smart Not Hard
by Leonard Dabydeen

Work
so hard
morning, noon
night before sleep
reward is so unsatisfactory.
Wake up in the morning ready for work
have my breakfast
plan my day
to do
list.
Now
ready 
start workday 
review my list
prioritize...

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Categories: christmas, world war i
Premium MemberChristmas spent in war
by Frederic Parker
snow
stained red
frightened eyes
tears scorch and burn
gas filled bombs on Christmas in our trenches

Far from home dying and dead lay scattered
where bombs explode
on Christmas
with gifts
death

screams
anguished
silent graves
frozen...

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Categories: memory
Happy Christmas long ago
by jack horne
Some
empty
places at
the table now:
sore reminders of good times together.


written 25 November for Constance's Christmas contest...

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Categories: feelings, forgiveness, hate, i
Premium MemberThe Beauty of Hate
by James Edward Lee Sr.
THE BEAUTY OF HATE


STOP!
Wait for
The forgive?
Is the key to
Obvious hatred

The beauty of hate
is Forgiveness
Passionate
Dislikes
Hate

Hate
Only
Beauty is
When dislikes feels
Forgive hate hates?






11/17/17
written by James Edward Lee Sr.
(READERS: This...

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Categories: lost love, memory, passion,
Premium MemberA Taste of Memory
by Gregory R Barden

Then,

In rain,

Our mouths met,

Shared your flavor ...

My lips, still moist with your nectarous sweet,

Mixed with your gold tresses and pulpy tongue.

I taste that, still,

In hours,...

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Categories: angst, memory
Premium MemberTAINTED BY GHASTLY MEMORY
by nette onclaud

life
expires
without signs...
his ghost's remnants
mirroring lesions of her mournful gaze,
tears pour out with unexpected  lament:
scoundrel of  hours
raking breath,
her nights
lost.


Broken Wings' Contest: Dust Off A...

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Categories: birth, childhood, joy
Premium MemberA Memory I Cherish
by Janice Canerdy
I
stared as
she lay on
her side struggling
to accomplish what nature demanded.
I was seven--wide-eyed and curious.
She was straining.
Then out came
a small
wet
glob--
and four
more! Mama
Kitty cleaned her
babies lovingly. What...

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Categories: beach, dad, girl
Recalling A Beach Memory
by Jo Daniel
Sand

S-h-i-f-t-i-n-g 

U n d e r n e a t h 

Strong hands hold me 

Waves lap at my feet as I   smile...

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Categories: mother daughter
Memory Of My Mother
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
In
My home
I had room
For my mother,
I told her often to come, stay with me.

She would say, wait, I’ll come when the time comes,
Let me finish
Work...

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Categories: funny
Premium MemberHey, Bandit
by Broken Wings
Hey
Bandit !
Why are you
sitting like that ?
It is very undignified you know !

Oh, you ate a whole pepperoni sub !
Was it by chance
over there
Bandit
cat ?

You
bad...

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Categories: angst, desire, goodbye, love,
The Red Sun Memory
by Nazarene Burgess
Dark,
lamp-lit,
within our
Japanese flat
adorned with entangled, passionate screams.

Now I can barely feel your breath on me,
Terrifying. 
Like it was
all a
dream. 


(10/20/2017 - Poem for BrokenWings Poetry...

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Categories: memory, sports
Premium MemberMemory of Playing Softball
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
Play 
Softball
Run the base
Was Hind catcher
Won second place in the championships

Written on October 20,2017
Contest:Dust Off a Memory 
Contest Sponsor: Broken Wings...

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Categories: bereavement, death, sad, sin,
Premium MemberBirthing Of Evil
by Carol Connell
Death
it came
by one man
sinister plot
that formed in a cold twisted mind and heart
insanity of sin is brought to light
harsh swift gun fire
forever
shattered
lives.

10/6/17
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Categories: angst, emotions, pain
Pain
by Stephani Peralta
Pain

Hurting

In my heart

Letting you go

It’s an agonizing feeling to bear

It slashes me deeply inside my core

Sidelined by love

Then it’s gone

It is

Over
...

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Categories: storm
Premium MemberSTORM OF TREES
by Kim Rodrigues
STORM OF TREES

trees
sidewind
smashing glass
ripping up roofs
like a doll house, bedroom contents exposed
miles of splintered lumber, stacked against odds
squirrels naked
scattered nuts
oak leaves
torn
dolls
stare, lids
unblinking
ceramic chips
like tears, raining...

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Categories: fear
Premium MemberThe Scarecrow Speaks
by Victor Buhagiar

 I
saw a
tattered dark
useless scarecrow, 
in a large wheat field, which all flying birds
seemed to enjoy, resting on tattered arms.
Except children
who seemed to
greatly
fear.
But
once at 
night,...

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Categories: bullying, encouraging, friendship
Premium Member''Define Yourself''
by Broken Wings
My
own short
life has been
full of  b u l l i e s
who wanted to  TAKE  AWAY  my thunder,

but, I soon learned...

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Categories: words, writing
Premium MemberON TANGLED WEB
by nette onclaud



Ink, 
you haunt 
ghastly night
like tangled web ~ 
needling my fingers on blank of pages:

Knotted  lines dangle through mind’s labyrinth 
until  words ...

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Categories: love
Premium MemberThe Tangled Hair
by Victor Buhagiar
Her
red hair
was tangled 
but it smelled fresh,
I imbued the perfume of her balm cream,
felt the softness of her delicate cheeks,
caressed her ears,
kissed her lips,
knew her
love.
I
vowed...

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Categories: cat, love
Premium MemberCat Love
by Broken Wings
 
He
was grey
and hungry
and so afraid.
Oh, little cat let me into your heart!

Oh, little cat let me into your heart!
I left him food
on the porch
water
too.

Then
one...

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Categories: life
Premium MemberThreshold of Life
by Seren Roberts
just
one step
taking you
away from then
into now, hurt and anger left behind 
step into the threshold of a new life
pleasure abounds
so be brave
just one
step



Penned 18/08/2017...

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Categories: age
TATTERED OLD THING
by Anita Harris
Old
Worn-out
Tattered hat
Misshapened, ripped.
Though it's loved, it will not last forever.

At sixty, I am much like that good hat.
Torn up too soon.
Tattered now
Worn-out
Old


19 August 2017
For Broken...

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Categories: blessing, celebration, conflict, fire,
Premium MemberThreshold Of Breakthrough
by Carol Connell
We
are on
the threshold
of a breakthrough.
Unseen things happening in the Spirit.
The walls of resistance are coming down.
Heavens opened.
Prayers answered.
Fresh fire
falls.

8/18/17

Submitted for Form T Contest sponsored by...

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Categories: appreciation, myth, nature
Premium MemberOysters Ocean Bed Swells
by connie pachecho
Oysters Ocean Bed Swells

there
were once
two oysters
on ocean's bed
lying on white sheets of sand making love
two
became
many more
impressions borne
on women wearing their shiny black pearls
on
island
sunny days
ocean bed...

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Categories: music, poems, wedding
Wedding Song
by Reason A. Poteet
double tetractys

We've Only Just Begun, wedding staple,
like brides and grooms
musicians, 
poets
bond.

Add
brilliant
performers,
the Carpenters,
and a simple tune becomes a classic. 


written May 19, 2017
10 lines
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Categories: abuse, anger, caregiving, discrimination,
The Chilly Blowing Gale
by Andrew Crisci
I'm standing by the splashing rocks of the roaring ocean
with a cold face as if I was standing in wintry freezing rain;
it's the middle of...

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Categories: poetry
Premium MemberTETRACTYS the form
by Brian Strand
Eye
poems
displaying
a shapely form,
exempting audition from needless stress.


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Categories: bible, blessing, change, christian,
Premium MemberThe Remedy
by Carol Connell
Sin
enslaves
grips the soul
like heavy chains
but Jesus can loose the binding shackles
if we will choose to obey the gospel
God’s Holy Word
will make us
truly
free!
...

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Categories: age, courage, depression
Premium MemberAge And Remorse
by David Pekrul
Age,
Remorse,
But what if,
I need more time,
These things begin to haunt as one ages.

But demons can be killed by one's resolve,
So look ahead,
And set goals,
Be strong,
Age....

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Categories: bible, christian, jesus, relationship
Premium MemberChrist Our Redeemer
by David Pekrul
Christ,
Saviour,
Redeemer,
Eternal King,
Who died a death, so we may live a life.

Then sent His Spirit to dwell with us here,
To give Comfort,
And Power,
Wisdom,
Strength....

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Categories: forgiveness
Premium MemberDONE AND DUSTED a tetractys
by Brian Strand

To 
forget
those bygones,
done and dusted,
lost,forgiven and now forever gone....

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