PHOTO POMPT © Douglas M. MacIlroy

first thing in the morning I hear
tweet that gives cheer
time for his feed
then to be freed

happy to be flying around
glad for the sound
my companion
we have such fun

sometimes he sits on my shoulder
then we amble
around village
over the bridge*

(c) ladyleemanila 2017

* The Minute Poem is rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic meter. The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff

For: 13 October 2017 Friday Fictioneers



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