ABCB Rhyme Scheme

30 Poems With ABCB Rhyme Scheme: Definition And Examples

These poems use the ABCB rhyme scheme. The ending words of lines two (B) and four (B) rhyme with each other. They are assigned the same letter (B) because they are "related" through rhyme. While the end words in lines one (A) and three (C) do not rhyme with each other and are therefore assigned different letters.

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  1. Growing Up With Grandma

    • By Candy Canan
    • Published: February 2006

    in Adoption Poems

    I don't know when it happened.
    I don't know when she came,
    But she's the one I always knew.
    Grandma was her name.

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    This a was beautifully written piece. It "touched me" as the question asked. It also made me think about what my Grandma has been doing for me. This is encouraging, good work.

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  3. As One

    • By Samantha M. Hann
    • Published: January 9, 2019
    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    It's okay to miss you,
    It's okay to cry.
    Just know I'll never forget you.
    This isn't a permanent goodbye.

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    • Rating 4.55
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  4. The Gift Of Life

    • By Marni Fults
    • Published: August 2009

    in Abortion Poems

    I received a gift from a stranger,
    A stranger I did not know.
    I had heard his name before,
    But just in passing, so I let it go.

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    Serena,
    I am so sorry that you're sad. I can hear it in your words. The pain you feel is valid and very real. You're so brave to express it. I'm praying for you right now. God is not mad at...

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  6. I Wish I Weren't Alone

    • By Jo
    • Published: June 2011
    Loneliness Hurts Poem

    in Alone Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Once when I was little,
    I was happy and carefree.
    I used to run around laughing
    Until it was time for tea.

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    • Rating 4.49
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    I hope your life has changed now. What I have learned about life is whatever situation, no matter how gloomy it may be, in the end it will all pass. I also went through that depressing route....

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  7. Nobody Knows

    The Pain Of Leaving Someone You Love

    in Hurting Poems

    Nobody knows it's empty,
    The smile that I wear.
    The real one is left behind in the past
    Because I left you there...

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    From the first lines to the last, this little poem spoke to me of "loss." Whether of someone moving away in life or (as in my case) passing away forever, the pain and loneliness left behind...

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  8. If I Could Tell You

    • By Krystal
    • Published: July 2009
    I Love My Best Guy Friend

    in Just Friends Poems

    When I see you in the morning,
    it brightens up my day.
    There are so many thoughts on my mind,
    so many words I want to say.

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    When I met my guy best friend there was something about him. The way he talked to me. The way he smiled. The way he walked. I fell in love with him. On Homecoming, we went to the dance...

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  10. Beauty And Scars

    • By Marla J. Frazier
    • Published: May 24, 2019
    Caring About Others

    in Compassion Poems

    Close your eyes and picture beauty.
    What is it that you see?
    A baby, a mountain, a river?
    Or maybe an old oak tree?

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    • Rating 4.44
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    This is a lovely poem. It's easy read and it shares a beautiful message. Many thanks to the poet.

  11. Bonds Of Friendship

    • By Craig Burkholder
    • Published: January 2014
    Poem About Reuniting With Best Friend

    in Special Friend Poems

    From the day that I first knew you,
    Your heart was pure and kind;
    Your smile was sweet and innocent,
    Your wit was well refined.

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    • Rating 4.42
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    By reading this poem, I was reminded of a time in the past when time and circumstances created a situation where we had to move away from all of the wonderful friends I had made and back to...

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  12. Will You Ever?

    • By Kaitlyn M. Yawn
    • Published: February 2006

    in Special Friend Poems

    Picture

    I don't think you will
    Ever fully understand
    How you've touched my life
    And made me who I am.

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    • Rating 4.41
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    This poem brought tears to my eyes and joy to my heart. It said everything I wanted to say but never knew how to put it in words. It showed so much love and gratitude and much more. Continue...

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  13. To Fill Her Heart With Hope

    in Husband Death Poems

    She got up this morning,
    sun shining through the blind.
    She took a look in the mirror,
    and something crossed her mind.

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    This wonderful morning I woke up realizing you're two hours away, sick, and unable to play. I said my prayers and begged God to keep you safe and to heal all your strife and illness away. A...

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