The Cold Dark Rain

It’s time to leave the stormy month of April behind and move into the warmth of May. That also means I will experiment with one or more poetic styles that begin with the letter E. I did some research and decided that Echo Poems might be fun to write. They seem so simple that I am sure they will be challenging to write. The pattern used in creating this verse is a type of call and response. Reading these poems out loud might be fun. I titled this poem The Cold, Dark Rain.

Creating an Echo Poem and The Cold Dark Rain

  1. The simple rule for creating an Echo Poem for the writer to repeat each line’s end syllable(s).
  2. The repeated syllable(s) must have its own line.
  3. These poems are short and to the point.
  4. There are no meter or rhyming rules.
  5. Repetition can take many creative forms.

I am excited about playing with this style of poetry. I worry about the repetition used to create this style. The only thing left for me to do is pick a theme and start writing. May could be a long month.

The Cold Dark Rain

Cold water falling from sky
Filled with clouds dark,
Built with sturdy wood.
To keep out the steady

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