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Rated: E · Poetry · Environment · #1353938
a double rondelet, the Fakahatchee Strand is magic at the edge of the Everglades
The Strand


Fakahatchee
softly fuses woods and water.
Fakahatchee
rustles with sighs from cypress trees,
mewlings of a river otter.
I am transformed to Pan's daughter,
Fakahatchee.


The wild grasses
muffle a frog's rub-a-dub-dub.
The wild grasses
whirr as a blue heron passes.
Black snakes hiss like Beelzebub.
The planets spin, this is my hub,
the wild grasses.







Form: Double Rondelet
According to Shadow Poetry:
The Rondelet is a French form consisting of a single septet with two rhymes and one refrain: AbAabbA. The capital letters are the refrains, or repeats. The refrain is written in tetra-syllabic or dimeter and the other lines are twice as long - octasyllabic or tetrameter.

Device: onomotapoieia

Optional Prompt: a vacation spot

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