Using Repetition In Poetry
Repetition is the basis for many poetic forms. The use of repetition can heighten the emotional impact of a piece.
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Blissing on the Season’s First Snowfall
I light a morning candle
and lift my cup of espresso
the hiss of the old radiator
purrs to me like a friendly cat
I lift my cup of espresso
and wish a silent wish
blissing on the season’s first snowfall
listening to the hiss of the old radiator
the kiss of morning espresso steam
rising to disappear in pearly air
outside, snow falls silent as a stalking cat
the candle flickers in columns of warm
air rising, I lift my cup of espresso
to the single silent wish, to always
and forever to this much love my life.
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