Below is the poem entitled A Plea for Spring which was written by poet
Gass. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Robin L. Gass
The winter has been here too long
still going strong
this freezing cold
is getting old.
Sunshine, please come and melt the snow
make flowers grow
so I can see
all their beauty.
When I can feel the Springtime sun
and winter's done
with thanks I'll pray
in warmth I'll play.
This is called a Minute Poem. It is a rhyming verse
that has 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic
meter. It is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4 syllables
each with a rhyme scheme of: aabb ccdd eeff