They wait for me beyond the door
To steal from me my somber scene
To play in hue and nothing more
They dot my view with rose and green
The peonies, new on the scene
A princely frog kerplunks in ditch
From gloom to bright, a magic switch
Today’s seven lines are a rhyme royal stanza in iambic pentameter, as a quatrain and a tercet, with a rhyme scheme of ABAB BCC.
Frank Hubeny is today’s host of dVerse. Frank says:
To participate, write a poem of seven lines in any form or in no form.