M is for 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 live one moment at a time
with you life chimes
time is precious
you’re my bonus

to be with you every moment
my own gallant
wish there’s no end
lover and friend

moment’s a time of excellence
of acceptance
of our weakness
of faith and us

(c) ladyleemanila 2016


For: happy half-way point in NaPoWriMo and Mid-way through the #atozchallenge!

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