Chocolate eyes gaze steadily
My eyes ask, “Me?”
He thumps his tail
My innards quail
It is colder than a witch’s teat
Chilly poor feet
Wait, my eyes plead
He pays no heed
My eyes rebuking, out we go
I can’t say no
He lays warm head
On raw feet dead
Written for dVerse. Today’s host, Grace, says: write the minute poem.
The elements of the Minute Poem are:
1. narrative poetry.
2. a 12 line poem made up of 3 quatrains. (3 of 4-line stanzas)
3. syllabic, 8-4-4-4 8-4-4-4 8-4-4-4 (First line has 8 syllables of each stanza. Remaining lines has 4 syllables in each stanza)
4. rhymed, rhyme scheme of aabb ccdd eeff.
5. description of a finished event (preferably something done is 60 seconds).
6. is best suited to light verse, likely humorous, whimsical or semi-serious.