Boundaries

Okay, so I had so much fun exploring the Breccbairdne, Blackout, and Brady’s Touch world of poems in March I decided to carry it over into April. I felt like I didn’t learn enough about these varied writing styles, and I plan to carry on this poetic adventure while the buds start blooming on the trees. I still have many pages left to use from the pages of Mr. Chartwell byRebecca Hunt. It would be a shame to allow them to go to waste. I’m starting to learn important lessons about meter and rhythm. I’m searching every corner of my mind for new inspiration. It almost feels like I’m running an intellectual marathon. Let’s get started. This poem is a Brady’s Touch poem I called Boundaries.

Brady’s Touch and Boundaries

Brady’s Touch

Maryann-Merryweather Travis created the Brady’s Touch style of poetry in November 2006 to honor Allen Brady. This style of poetry is a 2 stanza 10-line poem. It follows the pattern listed below, but sometimes I break the rules and add two more stanzas for fun.

1. 2 quintets or 5-line stanza with a specific rhyme and syllable count

2. Each stanza follows the same pattern 9-9-8-8-2 syllables

3. Rhyme scheme is abcde abfde

4. The second stanza should be a replica of the first in the length of lines and rhyme.

Boundaries

You don’t respect my feeble borders
Climbing over my crumbling wall
Making me so defenseless
Unable to say no without
Acclaim

Whispered rumors from the dark quarters
No limit to the way you enthrall 
Change my name and move out of town
You would still find me I don’t doubt
Spy game

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