AABB Rhyme Scheme

32 Examples Of Poems That Use AABB Rhyme Scheme

Collection of poems where the ending words of first two lines (A) rhyme with each other and the ending words of the last two lines (B) rhyme with each other (AABB rhyme scheme).

  1. Have You Earned Your Tomorrow

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Is anybody happier because you passed his way?
    Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today?
    This day is almost over, and its toiling time is through;
    Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word of you?

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    I am not rich nor poor, but my heart is filled with love. I always want to help others in any way I can. I used to sit and listen to the older person because no one was there to hear his...

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  3. Good Timber

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    The tree that never had to fight
    For sun and sky and air and light,
    But stood out in the open plain
    And always got its share of rain,

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  4. Her Hands

    • By Maggie Pittman
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About All A Mother Does

    in Mother Poems

    Her hands held me gently from the day I took my first breath.
    Her hands helped to guide me as I took my first step.
    Her hands held me close when the tears would start to fall.
    Her hands were quick to show me that she would take care of it all.

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    This poem greatly touched my heart. Because of this, I was encouraged to use my hands to do good and beneficial things instead of bad and to-the-hell things. So thank you for the author of...

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  6. Sick

    in Famous Children Poems

    “I cannot go to school today,"
    Said little Peggy Ann McKay.
    “I have the measles and the mumps,
    A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

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    This poem is great. I really loved school when I was a child, but there were times when I was being bullied that I didn't want to go. Also I remember how miserable I felt at school when I...

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  7. Grandchild

    • By Penny Brown
    • Published: May 2016
    Baby Shower Poem - Joy Of Anticipating A New Baby

    in Baby Poems

    New life, a little baby, a little star,
    The world awaits you near and far
    With guidance and loving care
    That will keep you safe and happy there.

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  8. If Only She Knew

    • By Kiara Wilson
    • Published: July 2012

    in Falling in Love Poems

    She has her own special way
    Of turning around my terrible day.
    She makes all the bad things go away
    The second that she says hey.

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    I’m a 7th grader, almost an 8th grader, and I’ve had a crush on a girl since I met her. I basically never told her about my feelings, but this poem is the perfect thin. She loves poems, and...

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  10. Tapestry

    • By Lesley Elaine Greenwood
    • Published: March 2013
    Painting A Picture With Words

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If I could take a brush and paint the mountains and the moors,
    I would splash the hillsides yellow and cover them in gorse.
    I'd take the finest needle and the darkest thread of green
    And sew a line of bracken along the landscape. In-between

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  11. Whispering Waves

    Power And Beauty Of The Beach

    in Beach Poems

    Waves come crashing to grey sullen shores.
    Powerful and strong, it breathes and roars.
    Cascading and caressing each grain of sand,
    A warm embrace between sea and land.

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    Loved this! Beautifully expressed and love the rhyming. Great job!

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  12. Best Friend

    Strength Of A Friendship

    in Best Friend Poems

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    You are my best friend; you belong in my heart.
    We go through ups and downs, but still nothing can tear us apart.
    I know you as a sister, and I will always care.
    Love, respect, and trust are the things we share.

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    I met my best friend two years ago. I was the first person who talked to her. Since that special day, it has been filled with ups and downs. Many people tried to destroy our friendship, but...

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  13. My Dearest Love

    • By Sherri Brown
    • Published: October 2013
    Love Forever Poem To Husband In Prison

    in Long Distance Poems

    I see you in my thoughts and dreams.
    When I awake, how real it seems.
    You aren't here to comfort me,
    But soon I hope you will be.

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    This poem truly spoke to me. I met my boyfriend through a pen pal site for prisoners. The first message I sent him was just a picture that I had written on that said "Please write me." I got...

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  14. True Friends

    Qualities Of True Friends

    in True Friend Poems

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    True friends are by your side through it all.
    True friends are there to catch you when you fall.
    True friends give your life a happy lift.
    True friends are a most precious gift.

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    Loved this poem....I am sending it to my best friend. Nancy and I have been friends since Kindergarten (we are both in our late 60s). We went to the same church (starting in kindergarten) and...

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  15. He'll Never Know

    How Can I Forget Him Poem

    in Heartbreak Poems

    I want to run, I want to hide
    From all the pain he caused inside.
    I want to scream, I want to cry.
    Why can't I tell him goodbye?

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    Hey Hannah. I have felt like you before. You can fall for someone so completely and they could never feel the same. Just focus on what makes you feel happy. One day you will see he won't even...

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  16. The Importance Of A Sister

    Why I Love My Sister Poem

    in Sister Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

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    A sister is someone who loves you from the heart.
    No matter how much you argue, you cannot be drawn apart.
    She is a joy that cannot be taken away.
    Once she enters your life, she is there to stay.

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    I was 9 when I first found out I have a sister. I remember I would dream of knowing her and that someday we would met.

    I used to watch other children play with their sisters and think to...

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  17. 'Twas The Night Before Christmas

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
    In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

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    I remember hearing this poem as a little youngster. I would also read this to my daughter and nephews each year right before Christmas! It is a wonderful poem to share with your family!...

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  18. A Philia Love

    • By Joann Foley
    • Published: October 2017
    Brotherly Love

    in Best Friend Poems

    You have a gentle heart and a caring soul.
    You use affectionate words in order to extol.
    You are a true treasure encased in my heart,
    A bond so strong, it will never depart.

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  19. Autumn Leaves

    Letting Go Of The Old

    in Fall Poems

    Golden, crisp leaves falling softly from almost bare trees,
    Lifting and falling in a hushed gentle breeze.
    Slowly dropping to the soft cushioned ground,
    Whispering and rustling a soothing sound.

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    Letting go of painful things is probably one of the most difficult choices to make. But once you realize what your aspirations, visions, and ideals in life are- that these have become somehow...

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  20. A Happy Man

    in Famous Death Poems

    When these graven lines you see,
    Traveller, do not pity me;
    Though I be among the dead,
    Let no mournful word be said.

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  21. A Sense Of Love

    The Depth Of Your Love

    in Wife Poems

    Love is not something you see.
    It's meaning everything to me.
    It's needing to have you in my life,
    So much that I made you my wife.

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    A beautiful romantic poem, William...

    Those in love don't see love, they feel it.
    Hidden in their hearts are the secrets.
    Only they know what lights their fire,
    The mystic magic of...

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  22. A True Friend

    in True Friend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Before you became a friend of mine,
    We knew each other for quite some time.
    I hate to say we wasted a year and a half.
    I'm glad we can now look back and laugh.

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    I was alone for a good 2 years of my life and had no one to help me through anything. Then my friend Wade came along and made everything better for me. It felt good to have someone to talk...

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  23. Working In Your Dungarees

    I Love You, Ma, Happy Mother's Day

    in Mother's Day Poems

    You always did the best you could
    To make your children grow up good.
    You always worked to make ends meet,
    To give your children food to eat.

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    Beautiful tribute to your mom! You were blessed with a strong mom who taught you values. Your words remind me of my mom. I miss her every day. It will be 1 year next month since she left us...

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  24. The Spider And The Fly

    in Famous Children Poems

    "Will you walk into my parlor?" said the spider to the fly;
    "'Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you may spy.
    The way into my parlor is up a winding stair,
    And I have many curious things to show when you are there."

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    This poem has reminded me about the wolf in sheep's skin. It's a great way to teach our children to think about the intentions of others even though they can be nice. To think about...

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  25. Nature's Way

    Poem About Smiling Makes The World A Better Place

    in Compassion Poems

    Is there anything as tranquil
    As a brightly glowing jonquil
    That stands in sweet serenity,
    A part of nature's tapestry?

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  26. A Poison Tree

    in Famous Friendship Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I was angry with my friend:
    I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
    I was angry with my foe:
    I told it not, my wrath did grow.

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  27. My Shadow

    in Famous Children Poems

    I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,
    And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
    He is very, very like me from the heels up to the head;
    And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.

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  28. Love Me

    Poem About Wanting To Change In Order To Be Loved

    in Teen Confused By Love Poems

    I know I'm hurt, and you are too
    I know things are tough with me and you
    I know I'm torn apart inside
    I know I can hurt you with my pride

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    Awesome touching lines which expresses the way of missing your loved one

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  29. Sea Fever

    in Famous Nature Poems

    I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
    And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
    And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking,
    And a gray mist on the sea's face, and a gray dawn breaking.

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    The first few words of "Sea Fever" were in a newspaper quiz that my daughter and I tackle each day. She was amazed that I could complete the first line (but I couldn't remember the author's...

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  30. Every Day My Love For You Grows

    in Falling in Love Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Every day that passes us by
    all I could think of is this one guy.
    I never thought I'd feel this way,
    but the feeling I have I want to stay.

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    There is this lady I first loved in my life. I don't know how to let her know I wish she could be the mother of my unborn children. I managed to tell her about a month ago; she said we should...

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  31. One Good Scare

    A Spooky Story In Honor Of Halloween

    in Halloween Poems

    I saw a shadow passing by,
    Thinking it just a trick of the eye.
    I turned on the light, but no one was there,
    Though I noticed a fragrance, thick in the air.

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  32. The Glory Of The Garden

    in Famous Nature Poems

    Our England is a garden that is full of stately views,
    Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues,
    With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by;
    But the Glory of the Garden lies in more than meets the eye.

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  33. Missing You

    • By Raven
    • Published: July 2009
    Cousin Passed Away Poem

    in Family Death Poems

    My eyes fill up in tears,
    as I miss you through the years.
    I lie in bed at night
    as I think of this scary fright.

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    My two little cousins passed away as well. One passed away with cancer, but we all knew that she wasn't going to make it through, and she was only 12. We miss her to bits, and her twin sister...

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