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 Category:  Romance Poetry
  Posted: March 2, 2020      Views: 18

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SANDRA DU PLESSIS 

Retired music teacher, and now trying to write my heart out, about what is going on in my mind.

I was asked a few times what my surname means. I only know it is from French origin. I did a Google search and I found the following explanati - more...

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"I Fall In Love With Your Smile" by Sandra du Plessis

In your eyes, I can see the light
when you look at my new hairstyle;
you vow to be my charming knight
I fall in love with your great smile.

We meet as strangers, soon debate
together we'll go one more mile;
to find if we are true soulmates
I fall in love with your great smile.

You say you think I am quite smart
one day we may go down the aisle;
because I steal your caring heart
I fall in love with your great smile.

In your eyes, I can see the light
I fall in love with your great smile.

Author Notes
Kyrielle Sonnet

A Kyrielle Sonnet consists of 14 lines (three rhyming quatrain stanzas and a non-rhyming couplet). Just like the traditional Kyrielle poem, the Kyrielle Sonnet also has a repeating line or phrase as a refrain (usually appearing as the last line of each stanza). Each line within the Kyrielle Sonnet consists of only eight syllables. French poetry forms tend to link back to the beginning of the poem, so common practice is to use the first and last line of the first quatrain as the ending couplet. This would also re-enforce the refrain within the poem. Therefore, a good rhyming scheme for a Kyrielle Sonnet would be:

AabB, ccbB, ddbB, AB -or- AbaB, cbcB, dbdB, AB.

My format choice - The Kyrielle sonnet
My subject choice - Romance/relationship
I choose the second rhyming scheme - AbaB, cbcB, dbdB, AB.

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