This cadralor was written in response to W3 Prompt #26: Wea’ve Written Weekly at The Skeptic’s Kaddish, so please visit his page to participate and/or read other responses. This one took some thought, and I’m not entirely sure I followed the specific parameters of a true cadralor, but I think I at least came close. Please let me know what you think!
I. Harvest I love the colors you show, Red and brown replace the green; A lovely Harvest glow, Sets a beautiful scene.
II. Leaves of Change Waltzing up the aisle, Leaves swept up and swirled; Fall stays a little while, Then enters Winter’s girl.
III. Snowfall A dress as white as snow, Drapes the trees and hills; Feeling Autumn go, Replaced by Winter’s chill.
IV. Young Again I feel giddy as a child, Catching snowflakes on my tongue; Sledding down for miles, We should ever be so young.
V. Wedding I love the colors you show, Waltzing up the aisle; A dress as white as snow, I feel giddy as a child.
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Four stand-alone poems and then a fifth that ties them all together. As you can see, I used the first line of each of the four poems to create the fifth, which is completely different in theme, yet ties them all together.
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