Rejoice our Nation!
(A 12 Line Exhortation)
The founding of our great nation
Is worthy of celebration
With pyrotechnic elation.
Making much noise.
Flashing colors make the crowds cheer.
Delight in the flight of passing year,
Patriotism, loud and clear!
The colors bloom!
|Author Notes Fourth of July Celebration
A 12 Line Exhortation is a poem with 12 lines, starting and ending with a 2 syllable line that caries an exhortation, like; Get up!, Move on! Go jump! The whole syllable structure is; 2/8/8/8/4/4/8/8/8/4/4/2. There is also a fixed rhyme scheme of: AbbbaacccddA, where the capital letters are repeated lines.