Stay

Stay,
And soften
The sting of lonely
Days without you. Must you leave?
Oh,
No!
You’ll come again, I believe.
For this I only
And often
Pray.

 

Copyright © 2018 Abigail Gronway – All Rights Reserved

 Scansion:
Mirror Oddquain — Two oddquains, where the second is reversed.
Syllabic structure: 1-3-5-7-1-1-7-5-3-1
An Oddquain is a Cinquain minus one syllable from each line.
Rhyme not required, but this one does rhyme: abcdeedcba

 

 

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