Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted May 13, 2016

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Sorry may have gotten him an extra inning.

Strike three, you're out.


Ingrained in your pathology


does not compute

thus you dispute;

beneath your animosity


decides the source

of your discourse;

my good sense says without a doubt

you just struck out

the games been called

friendship forestalled.

Minute Poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a Minute Poem. The Minute Poem is rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic meter. The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff.


I Need Someone by Linda Newman

I need someone to hold me tight (8 syllables | A Rhyme)
Through dark of night, (4 syllables | A Rhyme)
Who won't go 'way (4 syllables | B Rhyme)
At break of day. (4 syllables | B Rhyme)

Someone whose love will mend the seams (8 syllables | C Rhyme)
Of broken dreams, (4 syllables | C Rhyme)
And give me back (4 syllables | D Rhyme)
The trust I lack. (4 syllables | D Rhyme)

For love, it holds the magic key (8 syllables | E Rhyme)
To set me free, (4 syllables | E Rhyme)
To heal my soul (4 syllables | F Rhyme)
And make me whole. (4 syllables | F Rhyme)

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