a rainbow in words- 26th

Precious

I see that look upon your face
My beautiful colours haven’t gone to waste
They help so with the chase
I see that look upon your face
And I have such grace
You sneer? You have no taste
I see that look upon your face
My beautiful colours haven’t gone to waste

© NopeNotPam

Triolet

The triolet is perfect for this kind of repetition, because the first line of the poem is used 3 times and the second line is used twice. If you do the math on this 8-line poem, you’ll realize there are only 3 other lines to write: 2 of those lines rhyme with the first line, the other rhymes with the second line.

Here’s a diagram of the triolet:

A (first line)
B (second line)
a (rhymes with first line)
A (repeat first line)
a (rhymes with first line)
b (rhymes with second line)
A (repeat first line)
B (repeat second line)

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