Pick A Crayon



Pick a crayon from the box the color of your soul
Shade within the dotted lines until the phantom's whole

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your love
Shade within the dotted lines to hear the turtledove

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your smile
Shade within the dotted lines for a joyous lifestyle

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your hope
Shade within the dotted lines while skipping the rope

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your worth
Shade within the dotted lines circumventing the dearth

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your mind
Shade within the dotted lines for verity to find

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your goal
Shade within the dotted lines matching a Super Bowl

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your truth
Shade within the dotted lines providing moral couth

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your work
Shade within the dotted lines to see the fruitful perk

Pick a crayon from the box the color of your heart
Shade within the dotted lines emotions to jump-start
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AA BB CC DD EE FF AA XE GG HH
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 1,016
Words 198
Stanzas 10
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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