Wood Ducks

Wood Ducks

Wood Ducks

(A Triolet Poem)

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When wood ducks float on by,

They sail with painted grace.

They really catch the eye,

When wood ducks float on by.

Especially when you spy

Male’s decorated face.

When wood ducks float on by,

They sail with painted grace.

 

Author Notes:

A pair of Wood Ducks, male and female. Known by the male’s colorful head crest and defining white outlines. The female looks quite drab beside him.

This poem is a Triolet
A Triolet is a poem with a fixed format. This one has a syllable structure of 8 counts (or tetrameter). It is a poem of only eight lines with a rhyme scheme of only two rhymes (a and b) that can be represented as follows:
ABaAabAB,

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