But Tonight – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

dVerse Poets – Almost a Triolet

Frank at dVerse has invited us to write a Triolet – eight lines, a rhyming pattern of abaaabab, similar word count to a Quadrille, so forty-four words.

 

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“Sometimes waiting makes the culmination that much sweeter.”  Lynne Raye Harris

 

But Tonight

She rummaged her Trousseau,
no time like the present
to be wrapped in a bow,
desperately wanting to impress her beau
who she had kept in tow
because he was so magnificent,
just too long she’d kept it slow,
but tonight impassioned and recumbent.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com

 

35 Comments

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35 responses to “But Tonight – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. I especially like these two lines:
    “no time like the present
    to be wrapped in a bow,”
    I like how the waiting joins with the desire to impress.

    Liked by 6 people

  2. lol ever the romantic, sw sweet 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  3. “impassioned and recumbent” and wearing a bow. it doesn’t get much better than that. Steamy with sauce that’s been marinating awhile 🙂

    Liked by 4 people

  4. Excellent response to the prompt! It’s tricky to follow a set rhyme scheme without it sounding forced–but you pulled it off admirably.

    Liked by 2 people

  5. She seems to be a lady who knows how to catch her beau,…

    Liked by 2 people

  6. lync56

    Wow that is amazing – very very clever

    >

    Liked by 1 person

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