Minute Poetry

The Minute Poem is a rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic meter. The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff

So here you are, lost and alone
You’ve turned to stone
You’ve lost your place
You fell from grace

And who can undo what you’ve done?
Where is the sun?
Who calls your name
So wrought with shame?

Come here, my love, sit by my side
I’ll be your guide
I’ll be your voice
Make me your choice