This is a Minute Poem. It’s a rhyming verse form of 12 lines and 60 syllables. There’s 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables and the rhyme scheme is aabb, ccdd, eeff. I wrote this yesterday.
Her driving is a curse they say (8, a)
in every way (4, a)
from traffic lights (4, b)
to darkest nights. (4, b)
She ignores others on the road (8, c)
and they implode. (4, c)
Away she drives (4, d)
a risk to lives. (4, d)
One day she will make a mistake (8, e)
miss the foot break, (4, e)
step on the gas, (4, f)
tear through some grass. (4, f)
Have you ever tried a Minute Poem? What do you think about this one?
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