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Poor Student
aforbing

This charade of yours is absurd.
 1
Don’t say a word—
 2
you sicken me.
 3
Such apathy
 4
 
 
for someone who professed to care,
 5
you’re never there.
 6
You chewed my heart,
 7
then spit it out.
 8
 
 
I realize you cannot love,
 9
think you’re above
 10
the rules of fate
 11
you learned too late.
 12

>>>>This is an example of “Minute Poetry”

24 Jun 04

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I like it, its angry. Im angry today as well. whats minute poetry?
 — mazzy

The Minute Poem is rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic meter.  The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4;  8,4,4,4;  8,4,4,4 syllables.  The rhyme scheme is as follows:
aabb
ccdd
eeff
Glad you asked.... Hopefully others will try their hand at these.  They are fun and not that hard to conform to.  
 — aforbing

I like it a lot. whts Minute poetry?
 — loveangel

heart and out dont rhyme Chewed is also 2 sylablles i think same with learned.
professed is three.
 — dmu_96

Other than that nothing. Ill have to give it a try sometime.
 — dmu_96

just had to comment on dmu's comment .....

chewed = 1 syllable ... it is not chew - ed
same thing for learned
and professed is 2 syllables .. it is .... pro - fessed not pro - fes - ed.
If you are still not sure you should be able to find it in the dictionary ... just for future references :) ... no harm .. no foul
However you were correct to state that l7 & l8 does not fit the aabb ccdd eeff form ... heart and out do not rhyme.

the word realize in l9 is a 3 syllable word however most ppl speak it to sound like a 2 syllable (real-ize) so this may throw some off.

other then these the poem is not too bad ... but for something that is of strict verse these should be changed.  ... ty for explaining minute poetry cause I too didn't know what it was.
 — Dinky

I think, I'm not sure, but if you put an "é" on words like "professéd" etc, then it does become three syllables. I remember seeing thinfs like that in Shakespeare and I listen to how the actors pronounced the words, but again I'm not positively sure.
 — Rixes

Rixes .. i just checked my dictonary to be sure .... professed is pro - fessed .. just 2 syllables ... either way like I stated b4 it should be how most ppl pronounce the word(s) or it will just throw the whole thing off unless of course the whole poem is of the Shakespearen era.  
 — Dinky

My point was, that it 'could' be three syllables, possibly, not it 'is' three.
 — Rixes

Oooh... you got me on line 7/8.
I will have to think on that to find the right word.  
Ooops.  Good catch, thank you.
 — aforbing

silly aforbing, heart and out, hee hee


you are completely right rixie but if you don't have the little mark (mindblock on it, and I'm too lazy to look it up) then the word is 2 syllables

however it can be three with the mark AND it is very shakespearean

and now my, pretty bad, lesson for the day is over


XxXx
 — Minx

oh yeah, is it minute, as in time (seconds, etc) or minute as in teeny tiny

as in min-ewt
or mine-ewt

just curious
nice style, may try it sometime although I'm awful at sticking to any kind of form
XxXx
 — Minx

pretty cooll
 — unknown

What the hell is with u pplz my god that ius sick aand wrong .AND ITS NOT ONE MINUTE U SICK BASTERED I TIMED IT AND ITS LIKE A MINUTE AND A HALF SOOO FUCK U !!!!!!!
 — unknown

re: heart and out. Depends on the dialect. Cockney would pronounce out as "art" i think. And half-rhymes are very contemporary :)
 — unknown

very telling.
 — Meep

It was very angry.Professed has 2 syllables.
Pro-fessed. You need to check the grammer and some of the words don't rhime.
 — unknown

Tis a "Beautiful thing - the destruction of words"

Syme
 — Meep

really confussing and wat i call really shit poem
 — unknown

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