ABAB Rhyme Scheme
Published: August 2017
This collection contains poems that use the ABAB rhyme scheme. The ABAB rhyme scheme is where the ending words of lines one and three (A) rhyme with each other and the ending words of lines two and four (B) rhyme with each other.
19 Examples Of Poems That Use The ABAB Rhyme Scheme
Thoughts of you surround me.
You're the beating of my heart.
The love you give defines me.
My life is no longer dark.Featured Shared Story
I love you more than the words on paper can express. I can't live my life without you. You're my beautiful angel that keeps me looking up. You keep me from drowning. I live, breathe, and...
Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.Featured Shared Story
Once I was a good student. I have always been an obedient and gentle person. Then I failed in my life for the first time in the year 2002. Something happened and I fell right from the top and...
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!—
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.Featured Shared Story
My deceased husband introduced me to this poem 55 years ago, and I've always considered it a great gift.
I never really knew you.
You were just another friend,
But when I got to know you,
I let my heart unbend.Featured Shared Story
Honestly, the first time I read this, I was deeply struck. This resembled the time when I was moving on from my crush and then I fell for another girl, who was my friend. I never knew I would...
Some people believe there is one,
The one who points your way to the sun.
A person they believe makes them complete,
The one who will support when facing defeat.Featured Shared Story
My girlfriend's name is Fereshte, and she is in the hospital. We are far, far away because she lives in the city I used to live before. Right now we are thousands of kilometers away, but our...
I come from haunts of coot and hern,
I make a sudden sally
And sparkle out among the fern,
To bicker down a valley.Featured Shared Story
I was read poetry to my mother born 1929 in faraway Colombo, Sri Lanka. She loved this poem, and I remember her animated voice bringing the words hidden in the babbling brook to life and the...
Sometimes I dream that I can fly.
I lift and flap my arms just so,
And soon I'm soaring to the sky.
Graceful like a bird I go.Featured Shared Story
Thanks, Pat, for your poem. I love the feeling of movement your words create - they really transported me. And I also appreciate your honesty in dealing with the subject of finding and having...
What makes a nation's pillars high
And its foundations strong?
What makes it mighty to defy
The foes that round it throng?
I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground.
So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind:
Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. Crowned
With lilies and with laurel they go; but I am not resigned.
I promise to love you
When your jokes are not funny.
I promise to love you
When you have no money.Featured Shared Story
This poem I sent to my boyfriend, as it is just perfect for me and him.
We will be what we could be. Do not say,
"It might have been, had not or that, or this."
No fate can keep us from the chosen way;
He only might who is.
Analysis of Form and Technique
The one who brought me down to earth
And held me every day.
The one who gracefully gave me birth
And said, I love you in every way.Featured Shared Story
Very good usage of words. Rhyming pattern is good and the structure rocks. One of the best I've read so far. Keep on writing more!
The time soon comes for parting,
And our time is at an end.
The rest of your life is starting,
And we have no time at all to spend.Featured Shared Story
I'm moving away to a different country to start high school and continue my life. This means that I'll be leaving my best friend behind. We could talk over the internet, but I don't think...
Baby, you tell me you love me.
You tell me you care.
You say you need to have me,
But all I can do is stare.Featured Shared Story
The same thing as the first comment happened to me my girlfriend cheated on me but she is trying to prove herself to be remorseful and this poem has summed up how I feel perfectly and what's...
I felt so rejected, alone and sad,
like an abandoned puppy left to wander a street.
It was then that I realized that my life was really bad,
so I disowned every challenge I happened to meet.Featured Shared Story
This poem basically explains me and how I feel from deep down. It reminds me of the dark times before I recently got a girlfriend. When I first got my girlfriend it was like a whole different...
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