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Purple Loosestrife

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Created by Jan Turner, the form consists of any number of stanzas of 6 lines each, with the following rhyme scheme: a, a, b, c, c, b
Syllable count: 5, 5, 7, 5, 5, 7

Spring charges the air I feel it; I swear. A sense of touch that gets felt; nature is waking winter’s grip breaking as snow and ice start to melt. Geese are flocking north calling songbirds forth. Robin red-breasts lead the way; followed by pink blooms as trees don costumes and Nature sniffs Spring's bouquet. Dandelions grow where Chinook winds blow. Weaving carpets of yellow; amidst fields of green transforming the scene as mellow as a cello. When Winter's away Dawn’s light stretches day. While color springs back to life; hope sprouts everywhere and love-traps ensnare in fields of purple loosestrife. (Alouette) Mar. 22, 2019 2019 Poetry Marathon Mile 26 Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Mark Toney

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Date: 3/24/2019 9:53:00 PM
Emile, once again you introduce me to a poetry form that is new to me. I am a willing student in your poetry form master class! Congratulations on your win on Mile 26 of my 2019 Poetry Marathon Contest. Only 1 contest to go before the final! ~Mark
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Emile Pinet
Date: 3/25/2019 8:45:00 AM
Thanks so much Mark, I enjoy your contest and appreciate your comments my friend, Emile.