Day 12 #NaPoWriMo



For today’s prompt (optional, as always), I’d like to challenge you to write a triolet. These eight-line poems involve repeating lines and a tight rhyme scheme. The repetitions and rhymes can lend themselves to humorous poems, as well as to poems expressing dramatic or sorrowful moods. And sometimes the repetitions can be used in deceptive ways, by splitting the words in a given line into different sentences, and making subtle changes,

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12 April 20 0630

Looking for the quiet of the day

Before the thousand questions are asked

The hum of the furnace is my companion

Looking for the quiet of the day

Wishing my mind would be still

Allowing me respite

Before the thousand questions are asked

Looking for the quiet of the day

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