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A Brief Reprieve by Debra White
 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: August 9, 2020      Views: 26

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I am married with a son and two daughters and we have a dog and two guinea-pigs.

I work as a learning support worker in a junior and infant school.

I love to write, I love my garden and I love to run.

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I long to find a moment just for me,
where nothing matters ‘cept my here and now
and those around me let me simply be...
A minute’s peace!

A brief reprieve 
from struggles, stress and strife.
A snatch of time my conscience may allow.
I count my blessings, thankful for this life
and rest my mind.

I long to find a minute’s peace,
a brief reprieve and rest my mind.


Author Notes
From the heart...

Rondaful (Dolly's Poems, I believe. Please correct me if I'm wrong.)
Two stanzas and a couplet, syllable count: (10,10,10,4) (10,10, 10, 4) (8,8). The first four syllables and the last four syllables in stanza one and two, are repeated in consecutive order in the final couplet,

It is best to write the final couplet first and then create your poem around this.

The rhyme scheme is indicated below.

x x x a x x x x x b
x x x x x x x x x c
x x x x x x x x x b
x x x x

x x x x x x x x x d,
x x x x x x x x x c
x x x x x x x x x d
x x x a

x x x a x x x x
x x x x x x x a

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