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At Night

April 14, 2015
By Cmwasl SILVER, Vancouver, District Of Columbia
Cmwasl SILVER, Vancouver, District Of Columbia
6 articles 0 photos 10 comments

The sun sets slowly in the east,

Noise is decreased

A sense of peace,

As soft as fleece.

The flowers close their weary eyes

A bird, it flies

Into the night,

'Til day's in sight.

And all are safe inside their beds

The stars, they spread

Across the sky

Twinkling up high.

The author's comments:

This is a Minute. A Minute consists of twelve lines and sixty syllables (get it? Sixty seconds and sixty syllables?) in total, and the specific syllable scheme is 8-4-4-4. The rhyme scheme is AABBCCDDEEFF. As well, Minutes are in iambic pentameter (weak strong, weak strong, etc.), a meter common in Shakespeare's works.

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on Apr. 24 2015 at 12:44 pm
WordReveler BRONZE, N/A, Washington
3 articles 8 photos 9 comments
Nice work!I like the way it flows.