Shadows Fall (a Musette) 

Don’t stop

Do not look back

Leaves drop


Do not create


Walk tall

Don’t look beyond


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Ivor Steven (c) February 2023

A Steep Slide (a Musette)

Recently Ryan Stone [] introduced me to a new poem format Musette, and today I am presenting my first attempt at writing a Musette.
three verses
first line – 2 syllables 
second line – 4 syllables 
third line – 2 syllables 

rhyme scheme – a/b/a c/d/c e/f/e 
title reflects poems content

A Steep Slide (a Musette)

I creep

Down the steep slide

I weep


I hide and shake


I crawl

Away from shame

And bawl

Ivor Steven (c) September 2022