Tetractys

The challenge at Real Toads for the weekend is to write a tetractys.  It is a poem consisting of twenty syllables.  It’s divided into five lines with the following syllable count:  1, 2, 3, 4, 10.

seeds

sprouting

a new plant

growing stronger

Mother Nature renews herself each spring.

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Be sure to visit Real Toads for more tetractys.

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12 thoughts on “Tetractys

  1. Your words go well with that lovely picture, Teresa. The simple truth you gave us really suits the form as well.

  2. “renews herself” … I like that. Something to think about. There is a beauty in thinking of nature as self-sufficient.

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