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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: March 20, 2017      Views: 536
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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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Chapter 84 of the book 40. Humor, Fun and Poems about Life
Humor, fun, Life Poems - Minute
"A Dreaded Race" by Sandra du Plessis

A DREADED RACE

When life becomes a dreaded race
can't keep the pace,
a time for rest
get back your zest.

With great ideas we can begin
our quest to win
at first, we think
the mind's in sync.

Create, becomes a daily task
behind a mask
begin to write
throughout the night.

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MINUTE POEM

The Minute Poem is a 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.
A traditional Minute Poem has 12 lines total. It has 60 syllables. It is written in a strict iambic meter. The rhyme scheme is as follows; aabb, ccdd, eeff.
Reference: Poetry dances and Shadow Poetry

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