Recurring theme – Terza Rima

Dear stranger, we’d once talk for hours

Details of our mundane lives, elaborate

It was all e-cards and imaginary flowers
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We pretended our souls were one, not separate

Matchbox towers of flimsy nothing dreams

As imaginary as the fairy dust you’d create
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Courage and loyalty on opposing teams,

I hope that’s not your life’s recurring theme.
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Dear Readers,

You just read a Terza Rima style of poem! It is a style of Italian poetry which has a 3-line interlocking rhyming scheme as follows:




It can be longer, in the same pattern and there is no restrictions on syllable count. Hope you enjoyed it and let me know what you think!


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