The last leaf must fall....
Mesmerized by the flickering flame of the candles
Mesmerized by the fire under the mantle
I'm awed that death should hold such beauty.
The miracle of change remains the same.
Doha, a Hindi stanzaic couplet
She knows how to make him a happy man.
The Rhophalic couplet is not as hard to write as I thought it would be. You should give it a try.
This tutorial features two sample poems: "T-Boned" and "The Lonely Albino."
Another preview of this week's poetry challenge form: Sonnetina Due. This one uses alpha couplets.