The poetry form Huitain: single verse ~ eight lines ~ eight syllables ~ rhyme scheme: a b a b b c b c ~ most focus on a single subject, exploring perspectives and elevating subject.
You were bought but a week ago,
You were bright and upright, blooming,
Now you bow your browning heads, so,
Like small unkempt boys, no grooming.
Your fragrances, all consuming,
Now fade away, no resuming,
No comeback, no freshness looming,
You’re gone, deceased, unassuming.
Polly Robinson © 2012