Family Poetry posted May 17, 2019 Chapters:  ...80 81 -82- 

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Relationship - Minute

A chapter in the book 37. Relationships

My Grandmother's Hands

by Sandra du Plessis

In my grandmother's hands, I'm calm
she means no harm;
her wrinkled hand
does understand.

She knows my plans and tries to stop
before it flops;
she makes me food
then I am rude.

She closes her nose, yells, 'oh no!'
and cleans below;
she does it all
she never stalls.

Minute Poetry

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

I need someone to hold me tight
Through dark of night,
Who won't go 'way
At break of day.

Someone whose love will mend the seams
Of broken dreams,
And give me back
The trust I lack.

For love, it holds the magic key
To set me free,
To heal my soul
And make me whole.

Copyright 2003 Linda Newman

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