Becalmed ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #91

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In front of us a becalmed yacht
Moored alongside a sailing boat
A dream of what success begot
In front of us a becalmed yacht
One day we’ll moor ours on that spot
And go to places where we float
In front of us a becalmed yacht
Moored alongside a sailing boat*

(c)ladyleemanila 2017

* A Triolet is a poetic form consisting of only 8 lines. Within a Triolet, the 1st, 4th, and 7th lines repeat, and the 2nd and 8th lines do as well. The rhyme scheme is simple: ABaAabAB, capital letters representing the repeated lines.

Make writing a Triolet more challenging! Make each line 8 syllables in length (4 metrical feet), written in iambic tetrameter (the more common way), or try it in pentameter (English version) where each line only has 10 syllables (5 metrical feet).

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