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An April Snow



A walk in the wood on a snowy April day
Large gentle flakes holding Spring at bay
The newly green growth now hidden from sight
Suddenly-unexpectedly a glistening white

A robin flitted from branch to branch
Nosily protesting this snow of chance
New life -that had patiently waited to begin
Had to wait a little longer for the past to end
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Submitted by bkurple on August 21, 2016

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABB XXXX
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 329
Words 61
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4

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