WD Poetic Form Challenge: Tritina

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I'm so excited for this WD Poetic Form Challenge, because it's like the sestina, but it's much shorter. For some, this may make it easier; for others, maybe not. So what are the rules of this form?

The tritina is composed of 3 tercets and a final line that stands alone. Like the sestina, it uses a set of alternating end words--in this case three--with the pattern illustrated below.

Here's the end word pattern of a tritina:

A
B
C

C
A
B

B
C
A

(ABC)

The final line contains all three end words (in any order).

The deadline for this challenge is January 31 at 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia, time). Tritinas should be added in the comments below. On February 1, I'll grab and start judging.

The top tritina will make it into a future issue of Writer's Digest magazine as an illustration of the form in my Poetic Asides column.

So pick 3 good words and get poeming!

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