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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: February 17, 2020      Views: 44

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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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Potlatch - Duo Rhyme
"The Writer's Knight" by Sandra du Plessis

I can't decide what I may write
I start the first line, it looks right;
without a theme, I find no clue
how can I bring an open view?
My plans resist becoming true
I only write about what's due.
My thoughts a mess, I feel just blue
my Muse is gone, no words accrue
but thoughts mix well, this pot of brew;
I make it through I win the fight
my Muse is back, each writer's Knight.



 

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Duo-rhyme

* 10 or 12-line poem, with the first two and last two lines having the SAME rhyme scheme, and the center of the poem (lines #3 through #8 or #10) having THEIR OWN separate MONORHYME scheme.

*** I choose the twelve-line option

*Meter: 8 beats per line, written in iambic tetrameter (4 linear feet of iambic
tetrameter)r

*Rhyme Scheme: ( choose ONE) 10-line:aabbbbbbaa OR 12-line: aabbbbbbbbaa

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My plans resist becoming true
That way the meter and grammar sound more regular.
This line also felt slightly awkward:
I've done itself, a pot of brew;
Maybe try:
My thoughts mix like a pot of brew
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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