Terza Rima Day 20, Life

This Month Kat Myrman has suggested a new theme for the daily poem—the Terza Rima, writing one stanza each day.
A terza rima consists of stanzas of three lines (or tercets) usually in iambic pentameter. It follows an interlocking rhyming scheme, or chain rhyme. This is where the middle of each stanza rhymes with the first and last line of the following stanza. There is no set length to this form, as long as it follows

I shall be joining Kat Myrman and Jane Dougherty in this challenge.

Life… A Terza Rima,

Two more babes refused to stay I was thin and depressed

Hubby worked away I was so alone

Then another baby on the way we moved away from the west.

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Installment 20 of Life for this month’s Terza Rima Daily Poem Challenge, one tercet at a time

25 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kat Myrman
    Jul 21, 2018 @ 15:15:23

    Wow..this sounds so very familiar. When I started out had for babes under the age of 4 (the last two twins…and my husband at the time was out to sea, in the navy, 9 months at a time…after 8 years of this he found an unencumbered woman to bed down with and left me and the kids on our own. (Huge blessing in disguise 😉)

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  2. Jane Dougherty
    Jul 21, 2018 @ 15:19:53

    And that one stuck…I hope!

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  3. Ritu
    Jul 21, 2018 @ 16:25:42

    Feeling you sis 💜

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  4. Betty Hayes Albright
    Jul 21, 2018 @ 21:39:21

    Wow, I’m sorry for the losses you suffered! Glad you did end up with your three boys. You went through so much, though! ❤️❤️

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