Profound Connections (rondel)

by Heather M Craig   Apr 15, 2005


A rondel is a French form consisting of 13 lines: two quatrains and a quintet, rhyming as follows:
ABba abAB abbaA. The capital letters are the refrains, or repeats.

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Preveiling differences in two souls
combinded in an unrevealing connection.
Our talents in opposite directions
however, neither of us steal the show.

Separate beliefs never take a toll
such as the creed of the world's creation.
Prevailing differences in two souls
combined in an unrevealing connection.

The different standards we behold
brightening horizons, never before mentioned,
however neither of us steal the show.
The world's judgements, bitter cold, yet,
prevailing differences in two souls
combined in an unrevealing connection.

Heather M Craig & Kelsea L Robinson

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Kelsea (my best friend) and I wrote this together for poetry class based on our friendship.

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  • 12 years ago

    by GoodMorning

    wow, that was great heather =)....but you probably already knew that lol....take care ~much love~

    -brittnay- ((5/5))

  • 12 years ago

    by Jacklyn

    very kool i think theres one area you put os i think you meant of, but great poem!

    ~PLP~ lil slam~ hugs & love~

    tell your friend i said you both did a great job!

  • 12 years ago

    by Cheyanne

    That's so sweet, aww. Great poem hun.
    -take care

  • 12 years ago

    by Ann Stareyes

    Beautiful job, Heather. I sure have a lot to learn. You are brillant. Great job. hugs, lots of love, *Ann*

  • 12 years ago

    by Elizabeth Ann

    Entire in its unique...I could envision you rehearsing this on stage, with the lights dimmed in some underground coffee shop.