R is for RemyLa Rhyme Form

AtoZ2019R

The RemyLa Rhyme Form, a form created by Laura Lamarca, consists of 4 stanzas. Each stanza has four lines. The syllable count per stanza is 8/10/12/8 and rhyme scheme is abca defd ghig jklj. The first word of stanza 1 must also be the last word of stanza 4. The last word of stanza 1 must also be the first word of stanza 2 and the last word of stanza 2 must be the first word of stanza 3. Finally, the last word of stanza 3 must also be the first word of stanza 4.

This form is named after Laura’s daughter, Remy Lawren Lamarca. La is her signature.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from “Blown Fuses” by Australian poet Pam Brown: painting, tobacco, cold, memory, tangerine, stoned, wire, think, sad, way, yourself, symbols

Memories of us make me sad
When I think of the way you looked at me
And all the symbols and meanings we deciphered
The world is cold I have to add

Add the painting we visited
You have said you like to paint it yourself
Didn’t know if you mean it or you were just stoned
The wire was unsolicited

Unsolicited you kiss me
While sitting in the park watching people
Talking about life and how one day we’ll conquer
The tangerine on our knees

Knees, toes and lots of energy
You disappeared without saying a world
Did it really happen or was I just dreaming?
All that’s left is our memories

(c) ladyleemanila 2019

For: Whirligig 209,  Ready, Set, Go… into the home stretch! #AtoZChallenge Day Twenty of Na/GloPoWriMo!

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