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.