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.

by DALLAS01

Ingrained in your pathology

apology

does not compute

thus you dispute;



beneath your animosity

pomposity

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.

Example:

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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