Keeping Warm

The firelight keeps me warm,
So, slippers on my feet;
a blanket plush
may make me blush
in my midnight retreat.

To that, add cup of tea—
some chamomile works best
to help me doze,
take my repose,
when it comes time to rest.


Copyright © 2020 Abigail Gronway – All Rights Reserved


Mad Song  Stanza
Stanzaic, any number of quintains
Metered: L1, L2, L5 = iambic trimeter; L3, L4 = iambic dimeter
Syllabic structure: 6-6-4-4-6
Rhyme scheme: xabba xcddc, etc.

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