Part 1: Fibonacci Poetry

What is a “Fibonacci poem?” It’s a poem that has 6 lines and follows this certain pattern:

Line 1: 1 syllable
Line 2: 1 syllable
Line 3: 2 syllables
Line 4: 3 syllables
Line 5: 5 syllables
Line 6: 8 syllables


Here are three Fibonacci poems I’ve written:

“With Age — Understanding”

One
day
I will
understand
why things are this way
and why things didn’t turn out right.


“Lord Bacon: concealed poet”

Will
is
a Fraud.
Sir Francis Bacon,
He is the poet and playwright.


“It’s One or the Other”

Black
White
No Gray
In between
There is no middle
No maybe. No uncertainty.


Why don’t you give it a go? It’s pretty easy… and addicting. I’ve written a bunch of these and will be posing them in installments!