What is a Tercou
• 8 line poem of 3 stanzas.
• First 2 stanzas are tercets
• Third stanza is a couplet
• Syllable count is 5/4/5, 5/4/5, 8/6
• Rhyme scheme aba aba aa
After some discussion, it was agreed that I would attempt to write a Tercou on Hurricane Florence.
Big and Vicious by Michael Romani Category four Creeps on the coast As the rain pours Large scale disaster Fearing at most What comes after Fearing we will not all survive We hope to stay alive (c) September 11, 2018 Michael Romani All Rights Reserved