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Rated: 13+ · Book · Emotional · #2136317
Poems written for "The Daily Poem" Contest inspired by various prompts.
#932437 added April 9, 2018 at 3:08pm
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Round and Round
Round and Round

Have you been haunted by a tune
that got stuck in your head?
It wraps your mind in a cocoon
‘til other thoughts are dead.

It was that kid’s song, “A, B, C…”
about the alphabet,
you know – that ends in “X,Y,Z
that no one can forget.

Where it came from, I do not know;
it suddenly appeared.
It won’t release me from its flow
which I find just plain weird!

To break this spell – it sounds bizarre -
replace it – so they claim.
I picked a twinkling little star.
It turns out they’re the same!

I’d tell you more but I must quit
‘cause I can’t concentrate.
That silly tune, I will admit,
has me in a checkmate.



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An entry for the April 10th round of "The Daily Poem
Prompt: Write a poem which includes every letter of the alphabet at least once..
Poetry Form: Quatrain   written in Common Meter
Line Count: 20
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