General Poetry posted November 7, 2017


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A Minute Poem

If Only

by June Sargent

If only I could hibernate -
rejuvenate
beneath the snow
as cold winds blow

Like planted bulbs that lie so deep,
enjoying sleep
'til warmth of spring
cause birds to sing

Emancipated from deep freeze
by gentle breeze
I'd chase the sun
when winter's done!

 


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. See an example and more details in the announcement.


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.
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