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Author Name: FreeLastTempleKnight 5 Comments
Date Added: January 15, 2008 14:01:28 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Midnight Ponderings -- Kyrielle
        I sit and wonder about life       
   I'm not sure what it holds in store  
     So much pain misery and strife    
  Was I meant to do so much more? 
 
         I sit and write about feelings       
       Express more than I had before     
  Try to make sense of what life brings 
   Was I meant to do so much more?  
 
           An observer afraid to try           
         To my fear I say nevermore       
         To write on, my fear I deny        
  Was I meant to do so much more? 
Author's Notes:
Kyrielle
A Kyrielle is a French form of rhyming poetry written in quatrains (a stanza consisting of 4 lines), 
and each quatrain contains a repeating line or phrase as a refrain (usually appearing as the last 
line of each stanza). Each line within the poem consists of only eight syllables. There is no limit 
to the amount of stanzas a Kyrielle may have, but three is considered the accepted minimum. 

Some popular rhyming schemes for a Kyrielle are: aabB, ccbB, ddbB, with B being the repeated 
line, or abaB, cbcB, dbdB.

Mixing up the rhyme scheme is possible for an unusual pattern of: axaZ, bxbZ, cxcZ, dxdZ, etc. 
with Z being the repeated line. 

The rhyme pattern is completely up to the poet.
I underlined the rhyme scheme used, let me know what you think its been a while since I wrote one of these.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeQuiltingLady on January 21, 2008 02:13:40 PM Report
Very well done.  Putting aside one's fear is not an easy thing to do, but how else will we reach our full potential?

Patty

Comment By: FreeGlata on January 16, 2008 10:46:10 AM Report
I've never attempted one of these before...but I love the way this one flowed. Great job, my friend!

Glata

Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on January 15, 2008 09:45:54 PM Report

Wow, thats awesome hun..


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on January 15, 2008 03:42:56 PM Report
Joe,
The styles are great but the meaning says it all..
What awaits  us in the future?? I think we all wonder don't we??
Great poem..to read
Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on January 15, 2008 03:16:19 PM Report
LTK:  good to see you doing "styles" -- good write. 

 

Lady D





 


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