(A Rispetto Poem)
Just take me to a garden,
Where the pretty flowers grow,
As all those colors beckon,
In a dazzling floral show.
And let me sit amongst them
To see each petal and stem,
On a lovely marble bench.
What memories they’ll entrench.
Inspired by Adewpearl’s poem today and this picture.
This poem is a Rispetto.
A Rispetto is a n Italian poetic format consisting of two quatrains with a changing rhyme scheme. In the first quatrain is abab rhyming. In the second is aabb rhyming.
For this poem I chose the syllable count to be 7.
The author took this picture at Lake Harriet Rose Garden in Minneapolis.