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Rated: E · Poetry · Inspirational · #2096725
Time can be deceptive to the young. [The Neville]
Time's Deceit



Naïve. The tick of time deceived
my eye upon the clock.
Each minute crept to mock
remaining youthful days conceived.
But harsh reality
exposed mortality.
I blinked to find old age achieved.


[7 lines]

[The Neville Form]
heptastich (a poem in 7 lines)
metric: L1, L4 & L7 are iambic tetrameter and L2, L3, L5 & L6 are iambic trimeter
rhyme scheme: abbacca.
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