History:

The Blood Quill is a form created by Jim T. Henriksen in 2008 on the site AllPoetry.com. According to the man himself, on the post where he first presented it: “I am a huge fan of World of Warcraft, and this is for the guild Poetic Justice. This is written in the form I call Blood Quill (based on this poem), created by me back in 2008.”

Structure:

  • two stanzas
  • each stanza is 6 lines
  • line 1 and 4 rhyme
  • line 2 and 5 rhyme
  • line 3 and 6 rhyme
  • 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th line have 6 syllables
  • 2rd and 6th line have nine syllables

Source:

https://allpoetry.com/poem/3785505-Poetic-Justice–Blood-Quill–by-Jim-T.-Henriksen