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Quintain English
A Quintain English poem is (five-line stanzas with a rhyming pattern of a,b, a,b,b ), there is no specific meter or length of the line.

Look around you; the world is changing fast, and frustrations are morphing into hate. Coronavirus has left folks downcast, they're told to hide behind a mask or wait it out at home, like a prison inmate. If you recall, it seems but yesterday that the world held so much promise for youth. Yet, everything is different today, alternate realities now trump truth. The world-wide-web has caught youth's fleeting dreams in the fantasy fibers of its net. And cute emojis repress silent screams, for thousands of friends are easy to get, and easy to lose; that's the constant threat. Social media puts lies on display as folks enter their conspiracy world. And friends never get together to play, for they're like phantoms of a netherworld, a computer-generated dreamworld. (Quintain English) 01/04/2022

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Date: 2/2/2022 1:11:00 PM
Wow, Emile, how right you are. We seem to be living in a surreal world, a Sci-Fi story that has become our reality~the downfall of humanity. :)Paulette
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Date: 2/3/2022 7:56:00 AM
Thanks, Paulette, I appreciate your comments, my friend, Emile.
Date: 1/5/2022 3:23:00 AM
Wonderful. God bless you always. Love, Gina
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Date: 1/5/2022 8:20:00 AM
Thanks, Regina, I appreciate your comments my friend, Emile.