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Time: A Quad Poem

This poem was written in response to a challenge set at my weekly writers’ group – The Hinckley Scribblers, who meet every Friday morning at Hinckley Library, Leicestershire. The challenge was to write a “quad poem”. This consists of four stanzas, each of four lines of four words, and every word must contain exactly four letters. It’s not as easy as it sounds!

I suppose a sterner challenge would be to insist that every word is different, but I wasn’t prepared to go that far!

Would you care to have a go?

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Time

Tick tock tick tock

Keep step don’t stop

Tock tick tock tick

Walk tall don’t trip

 

Must pace life fast

Zing zest dart dash

Trot trit clop clip

Tock tick tock tick

 

Time runs like sand

Rush past, take mind

Gone, won’t come back,

Tick tock tick tock

 

Tock tock tick tick

Such flux must tire

When will time stop?

Tick tick tock tock

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