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 Category:  Horror and Thriller Poetry
  Posted: July 30, 2017      Views: 140
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BARB HENSONGISPSACA 

Barb works at the local food bank volunteering her time at the country market. Barb has lived just about every profession there is to do. She has had a wild ride in her lifetime and uses poetry to tell everything. She is a cancer survivor. She hates - more...

She is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #7 spot on this years rankings.

She is also an active reviewer and is holding the #10 spot on the top ranked reviewer list.

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Chapter 84 of the book Family7
potlatch challange-tetractys formed
"The Being" by Barb Hensongispsaca
night



dreamscape



fantasy



world of horror



that sends chills trailing from shoulders to toes



as hairs stand at attention in response



to the mournful



erie howl



of the



wolf

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Rules

The Perfect Tetractys

from Ray Stebbing


The perfect tetractys would satisfy all the following criteria:

1. The correct syllable count of 1,2,3,4,10.

2. Use meaningful words (e.g. not the, a , an) in the single-syllable line.

3. Have line breaks that make sense, ie. conform to normal syntax, not separating words that quite obviously form a unit of meaning.

(If 2 and 3 did not apply, writing a tetractys would merely involve taking a twenty-syllable line and chopping it arbitrarily into the requisite lengths - it doesn't take a poet to do that!)


In addition to these the normal criteria for good poetry apply:

4. Effective use of imagery.

5. Effective choice of words.

6. Appeal to the ear, certainly by rhythm, possibly by use of other sound effects (rhyme, alliteration etc).

7. Most importantly, appeal to the intellect and the emotions; moving the reader to laughter, tears, deep thought, anger...
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