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This place called Nannup

A lovely place is where I love to go
Grey skies, they often take away suns glow
Days I’ve spent there a watching nature flow

In Nannup it is filled with Tingle trees
I’ve seen their branches dancing with the breeze
Watching all of this gives me so much ease

Beautiful, are those swans that float on by 
Tall trees they send out Kookaburras cry
All this serenity it makes me high

Sweet Fairy wrens they gather on the lawn
It is just a little while after dawn
I love it when a brand new day is born

It's a lovely place it is, this nannup
Sweet joy, it brings. It overflows my cup 

29 May 2016



*Ellisonnet: created by George L. Ellison is done with 14 lines 
Set out 4 triplets and a couplet with the 1st and 3rd triplets 
Rhyming at both beginning and end of lines
The 2nd and 4th triplets only rhyme at the end of the line so does the couplet same. So rhyme scheme is Aaa / Bbb. Ccc Ddd / Eee. Fff. Gg. 
All lines have a syllable count of ten. Any subject Left Aligned

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Date: 2/8/2019 5:09:00 PM
G'day Peter … these little pockets of paradise draw you back time and time again - a nice poetry style this - thanks Peter - Lindsay
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Date: 2/8/2019 9:02:00 PM
G'day Lindsay I love those little pockets too, but the body is playing up on me these days, so I have to write from memories. I have many of those to write and many year to do it in. Thank you for always being there to read my stuff, my friend....Peter
Date: 2/7/2019 8:55:00 AM
What a beautiful place to be! So special :)
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Date: 2/7/2019 4:43:00 PM
Thank you Heidi for your nice comments. I really appreciate them, my friend. Nannup is such a lovely silent place. I love the silence...Have a sweet day, my friend.....Peter
Date: 2/7/2019 4:57:00 AM
I so wish I could add photos. I have never figured out how to do it. when I see "upload video" I stop because it is a picture, not a video. Is that my problem? This poem and picture are perfect together. Thank you for the explanation of the "ellisonnet" also. I wondered what the cadence was. It struck me immediately. Beautifully done in every direction, my friend! BRAVO!
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Date: 2/7/2019 4:51:00 PM
Hi Caren, it took me a long time for me to learn how to post Photos. I'm not good at explaining things, but Andrea told me how to do it, I'm sure she could help you. It is very simple once you get the hang of it. It took me about four years. I am on a group called Poetry and publishing. They introduced me to over two hundred Styles, and published 40 books for me. Hey Caren I know nothing about Cadence and many words folk talk about on these sites. Thank you for your kind comments, my friend....Peter
Date: 2/7/2019 4:24:00 AM
What a place to go!! Lovely poem.
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sidney dugan
Date: 2/7/2019 4:54:00 PM
THank you as always Victor I always appreciate your kind comments. Have a great day, my friend...Peter
Date: 2/6/2019 10:06:00 PM
Sounds positively dreamy :) xomo!
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Date: 2/7/2019 4:55:00 PM
Thank you so much Maureen, for your kind comments, Always appreciated, my friend....Peter