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Lost in Thought (trois-par-Huit)

Trois par Huit A style of poetry in which a poem consisting of 8 lines follows a syllable count of 3,6,9,12,12,9,6,3. The title must be last line of the poem and also incorporate the theme or subject of it as well. The lines follow a 3,2,3 pattern

Cold Spring day
the sky is silver gray...
And the wind is picking up today

I struggle to keep melancholy thoughts at bay
Yet find it impossible to push them away

The lonely sigh of the wind has brought
This sad mood I have caught...
Lost in thought
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Writing thoughts into poetry, what a wonderful way to keep thoughts and events from flitting away. As a jewelry designer and long time antique jewelry dealer, poetry gives me a moment to pause from all of that, which, though tremendously fun and rewarding, can overtake everything. Sitting back for a moment to write about my life in poetry form keeps things in perspective. And especially now, as I lost my beloved husband so recently. He was my heart, my soul, my greatest love and my best friend. Everything I did was magic in his eyes. I've lost my most loyal fan. But I'll catch up with him soon enough, what a reunion that will be! more…

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