The poem consists of 9 lines. Take a one syllable word and use it in each line of the poem.
The syllable count is 14-10-9-7-5-3-2-2-`1 The rhyme scheme is a, a, b, b, c, c, d, d, e
The poem should be centered.
Home from saw mill, we met his city bus and filed behind.
Ages varied but allegiance defined.
Proud we marched, his band of patriots,
quick-steppers fitting all slots.
Followed our Piper;
Well, I failed to follow rules for this poem, but decided to leave it as is. I forgot to use a common word in each line.