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*Double Waltz Wave
Karin Anderson, AU
Photobucket by zoey_cat888
Wave form was named for Leo Waltz, the Web Manager of
The form requires a one-stanza titled poem, with nineteen
lines; each line has a set number of syllables.
Pattern: 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1
Words may be split into syllables to fit the pattern. This form seems to educe a soothing cadence as the lines gently increase and decrease, so it is suggested that topic chosen for this form also be soothing.
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