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October 10, 2011

Love's End

Love’s End

The end of love is never well
The pain it brings what soul can tell
Still all will know its lovely sting
And for a time will with it dwell

For those of you whose hearts are frail
Delighting now in love’s good spell
Beware of deprivation’s hell
The end of love is never well … (just sayin’)

-jwm



Of the Poem (Parameters):

Stanza: Quatrain (i.e. 4 lines per stanza)
Meter: Tetrameter (i.e. 8 syllables per line)
Rhyme Scheme: aaba aaaa (a scheme I almost never use)

2 comments:

Nancy said...

"just sayin'" does not fit the poetic parameters... so what are you sayin'? [Retorical question, of course] A lovely poem - like always.

BerlinerinPoet said...

I love this! You are a true master of your craft. I love how much you really work on your poems. And I think the "just sayin" kind of adds a bit of modern flair that makes this timely and beautiful.

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