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Singular: Τετρακτύς, pronounced Tetrak-TISS
(
Tetraktys);
Plural:
Τετρακτύες, pronounced Tetrak-TEA-es,
latinizable as Tetractyes.

Poetic forms
based on the sacred Pythagorean geometry,
created by Leon
of SolitaryThinkers / From Hades to Light
on October 28, 2015.

Six types of stanzas;
numbers and asterisks stand for syllables;
a poem can be comprised of multiple stanzas
of one or more types:


Single upright:
1-2-3-4

*
*   *
*   *   *
*   *   *   *


Single inverted:
4-3-2-1

*   *   *   *
*   *   *
*   *
*


Single mirrored:
1-2-3-4-4-3-2-1

*
*   *
*   *   *
*   *   *   *

*   *   *   *
*   *   *
*   *
*


Double upright:
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8

*
*   *
*   *   *
*   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *   *   *   *


Double inverted:
8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

*   *   *   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *
*   *   *
*   *
*


Double mirrored:
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

*
*   *
*   *   *
*   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *   *   *

*   *   *   *   *
*   *   *   *
*   *   *
*   *
*

Τετρακτύες / Tetractyes.
Six new poetic forms
created by Leon
of SolitaryThinkers / From Hades to Light
on October 28, 2015.

Please
kindly
hyperlink
back to this post
and provide credit
if you use any form
of Tetractyes to create
lovely poetry of your own.

Love and blessings,
Leon

Tetractyes

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