Minute Poem Notes

Jezzie G

Some forms of poetry seem to have come out of nowhere, which appears to be the case of the Minute Poem Form. The guidelines are as follows

The poem consists of 3 quatrains. The first line of each quatrain has 8 syllables, and the remaining three lines have 4 syllables each.

The rhyme scheme is as follows

aabb ccdd eeff

Example

Flowers of Darkness by JezzieG

As dusk descends oblations bloom
In sacred room.
To gods of night,
For their delight.

The sweetest scents illuminate
The holy state
For us to see
The path to thee.

The flowers guide the Pagan child
With spirit wild
By lunar light
In sacred flight

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