The sun rises to meet me
by then, I'm waking up my hair
music booms as I sing off-key
pausing to be thankful in prayer
smiles reflect from the skin I wear
Black Fist Pik stickin' outta my fro
constantly aware of this love affair
Looking at my swag! I'm ready to go

Yay! I finished my first French poem!

“The huitain is a derivative of the French ballade. In fact, it is a complete eight-line poem composed of one ballade stanza. Here are the guidelines: Eight-line stanza, Ababbcbc rhyme scheme, usually eight to ten syllables per line”

Poetic Forms by Robert Lee Brewer

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