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Romance - Triolet

A chapter in the book 32. Romantic Poetry (any form)

I Want To Be Your Only One

by Sandra du Plessis


I want to be your only one
to wear the ring you choose for me.
Our love is strong ... we have great fun
I want to be your only one
that makes you feel the rising sun
and walk along the shore with glee;
I want to be your only one
to wear the ring you choose for me.


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Inspired by Robyn Corum's poem "Wear my name"

TRIOLET POEM FORM

TRIOLET
A Triolet is a poetic form consisting of only 8 lines. Within a Triolet, the 1st, 4th, and 7th lines repeat, and the 2nd and 8th lines do as well. The rhyme scheme is simple: ABaAabAB, capital letters representing the repeated lines.

Make writing a Triolet more challenging! Make each line 8 syllables in length (4 metrical feet), written in iambic tetrameter (the more common way), or try it in pentameter (English version) where each line only has 10 syllables (5 metrical feet).

Example #1:
My Heart Residing in Thy Chest

In response to Shelly's, "The Indian Serenade".

For, break it shall and so it must
My heart residing in thy chest
When placed in care of lover's trust
For, break it shall and so it must
Passion's ashes returned to dust
This lonely heart is laid to rest
For, break it shall and so it must
My heart residing in thy chest

Copyright 2003 Dan Tharp

Example #2:
In Mourning Black

In response to "All in Green" by e.e. cummings

Fair maid, clad all in mourning black
Rides off upon her golden steed.
A mocking gesture: heart she lack'd.
Fair maid, clad all in mourning black,
Sheds not a tear and turns her back
With no regrets for wicked deeds.
Fair maid, clad all in mourning black,
Rides off upon her golden steed.

Copyright 2003 Dendrobia

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