your side of the bed~ lai poetry



your side of the bed
pillow’s still depressed
wishing
the smell of your head
could change what you said
crying
as you sadly left
the sweet life we led
trying


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Mindfills for…

dVerse OLN Midsummer Live hosted by Björn

Go Dog go Cafe’s Donna Matthews Today’s poetry form is called Lai Poetry. From Brewer, A nine-line poem or stanza that uses an “a” and “b” rhyme following this pattern: aabaabaab. The lines with an “a” rhyme use 5 syllables; the “b” rhyme lines have 2 syllables.

31 thoughts on “your side of the bed~ lai poetry

    1. You’re right! This poetry form is snappy 🙂
      Something in the poem made you send this comment and I am so grateful to you.

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