Friday Music (Prompt) Challenge: Poem – Mirrored Refrain – “Someday Released” #amwriting #poetry


Thanks to MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie for hosting the Friday music prompt for this last week. The prompt song is: “I Shall Be Released” by Bob Dylan.

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” I Shall Be Released” – By Bob Dylan (with Norah Jones).

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Days passing; someday we’re released. 

We go about our days, we don’t know, 

When our time is finished and done. 

No one like us, but too soon we go. 

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Days passing; someday we’re released. 

Might as well live now and have fun, 

No one like us, but too soon we go. 

When our time is finished and done.

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Days passing; someday we’re released.

Let’s help each other, goodness show, 

When our time is finished and done.

No one like us, but too soon we go. 

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Days passing; someday we’re released.

Rise early facing brilliant sun. 

No one like us, but too soon we go. 

When our time is finished and done.

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Mirrored Refrain: 

The Mirrored Refrain is rhyming verse form constructed by Stephanie Repnyek. The poem is formed by three or more quatrains where two lines within the quatrain are the “mirrored refrain” or alternating refrain. The rhyme scheme is as follows: xaBA, xbAB, xaBA, xbAB, (etc.) x represents the only lines that do not rhyme within the poem. A and B represent the refrain. The first four stanzas of the example poem are labeled for better understanding.

More information can be found at Shadow Poetry

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#OctPoWriMo – Day 16 – Cascading Nonets – “Authenticity” #amwriting #poetry 


Day 16 Prompt: In-depth

Have you ever researched a subject to the point that you were practically a master in it and it was only a hobby?Have you ever done anything deeply? Fallen in love, gone into business, tried something with such relentless determination that you barely came up for air?Write for ten minutes about any of the above, discover how deeply, or not, you have dived into what stirs your passion.”

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If I look underneath to find truth, 

What’s hidden beneath and can’t be —

Found — only in the right light, 

What’s real is revealed. 

The truth of you; and I’ve —

Searched everywhere, 

Shocked that you’re

Not fake; 

Real. 

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I, 

Find that, 

You’re not such —

A pain, you’re you, 

You’re genuine and —

Loyal, you don’t betray, 

You’re decent, kind; you’re so rare

Truth in a heap of lies, that we call —

(At times) life, but never really see —

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Authenticity is real it’s not —

A mere dream, trustworthy people, 

Exist in this world and they, 

Try to make you feel better. 

They try to do what’s right, 

They bring out your —

Best and you, 

Bring out, 

Theirs. 

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#OctPoWriMo – Day 15 – Senryu – “Blue Ain’t Your Color” #amwriting #poetry #keithurban


Day 15 Prompt: Blue
“Some of the things that come to mind regarding blue: blue moon, feeling blue, wild blue yonder and blues music. Free write for ten minutes on all things blue, where does it lead you?”
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“Blue Ain’t Your Colour” – Keith Urban

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“Blue ain’t your color,” 

It doesn’t suit you at all, 

Darling, just try — smile. 

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Blue ain’t your color, 

Don’t you know what’s your best shade? 

Gorgeous and pretty. 

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You sit nursing a —

Potent drink, it ain’t solving —

A thing; look around. 

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I’m sitting in the —

Corner; you’re so miserable, 

I’m walking over —

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I’m here to cheer you —

Up; turn tears to laughter, ’cause–

Blue ain’t your color.

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I adore your face, 

Cheeks creased and blushing, eyes —

Sparkling, shining. 

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No blue ain’t your —

Color; he ain’t your guy so 

Darling, no more tears. 

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Don’t waste your time ’cause, 

Blue ain’t your color, never —

Feel so sad again. 

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Blue ain’t your color, 

We’ll laugh, talk, and kiss the whole–

Night through, both so glad, 

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Blue has gone, left the —

Building; if you ever frown, 

I’ll ensure you know; 

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Blue ain’t our colour, 

We’re happier together, 

Blue isn’t for us.

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