What’s ten more days –
Six months have already passed.
Just ten more spells
for ten more days,
ten more bargains to be struck,
ten more nights to lie awake.
What’s ten more days
With six long months already passed?
I like the repetitive pattern of a triolet and have used it here, but the form does not follow the iambic pattern, nor is the rhyme scheme accurate.
This was written for the One Stop Poetry ‘One Shot Wednesday’ in response to the news that D’s return from ‘the front’ has been delayed for ten days.