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Meditative Ballad
There are five stanzas structured as follows:
x
y - is the first  stanza of four syllables per line both rhyme 
     and both are a kind of refrain
a
R1
R2
a -  this stanza has an ABBA rhyme scheme, but the two 
      middle lines are refrains to be repeated; each line is 
      eight syllables long  
R1
a
a
R2 - the rhyme scheme in the previous stanza is repeated  
        in the opposite order, and the refrains repeat BAAB 
x
R1
a
R2
y  - the x & y lines repeat, like the refrains word for word; 
      the middle line is still eight syllables long and repeats 
      the rhyme from the above stanzas.
y    repeats from the first stanza but in the opposite order 
x  - repeats from the first stanza but in the opposite order.

snowflakes mingling sleigh bells jingling under rooftops sparkling with snow visions of gifts and gingerbread fill children's dreams, asleep in bed hoping that Santa soon will show visions of gifts and gingerbread unfold on this magical night as nine tiny reindeer in flight fill children's dreams, asleep in bed snowflakes mingling visions of gifts and gingerbread with Rudolph's red nose shining bright fill children's dreams, asleep in bed sleigh bells jingling sleigh bells jingling snowflakes mingling (Meditative Ballad) 11/29/2022 Writing Challenge - Write A Christmas Poem - Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Constance La France How Many Syllables RhymeZone

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Date: 12/8/2022 10:36:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Emile. So creative. The repetition is like hearing sleigh bells. Wonderfully done my friend. Sending you blessings like the joyful sound of sleigh bells!
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Date: 12/8/2022 11:13:00 AM
Thanks, Sam, your comments are like the joyful sound of sleigh bells, my friend, Emile.
Date: 12/5/2022 1:32:00 AM
Emile, magical poem, congratulations on your win in my Writing Challenge - Write A Christmas Poem, well done, I love the image too, blessings
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Date: 12/5/2022 7:12:00 AM
Thanks, Constance, I appreciate the placement, have a Merry Christmas my friend, Emile.
Date: 12/3/2022 10:12:00 AM
Lovely poem, Emile. Congratulations!
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Date: 12/3/2022 12:49:00 PM
Thanks, Ann, I appreciate your comments my friend, Emile.
Date: 11/29/2022 10:21:00 AM
Beautiful poem. Very nice :)
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Date: 11/29/2022 11:46:00 AM
Thanks, Heidi, I appreciate your comments, my friend, Emile.
Date: 11/29/2022 9:28:00 AM
Emile, you certainly are a master of this very difficult poetry form. I read your poem and wished I could write something so lovely. Thanks so much for sharing this.
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Date: 11/29/2022 11:47:00 AM
Thanks, Milt, you honor me my friend, Emile.