One of my first double dactyls. And now my oldest is off to ASU in the fall and the little one finished her first year of high school with academic honors.
I’m sure almost everyone recognizes the title of this post. Oh, the Places You’ll Go by: Dr. Seuss. The month of May is here, once more, and as I write this post, my girls have only three weeks of school left. Things here are going to get hectic, because both of my daughters are going places. Gretchen will be moving up from elementary school to middle school. Rachael will be moving up from middle school to high school.
Last month I accomplished writing at least one poem everyday. Before the month ended, I was introduced to a new poetry form – double dactyl.
“A form of light verse invented and promoted by Paul Pascal, Anthony Hecht, and John Hollander. The double dactyl consists of two quatrains, each with three double-dactyl lines followed by a shorter dactyl-spondee pair. The two spondees rhyme. Additionally, the first line…
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