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Two Original Diminishing Verse Poems
The Riots of Spring
As the thunder churns, as the lightning cleaves,
The nestlings cower in the quaking leaves;
The spider’s web quivers beneath the eaves.
But soon the red fox will doze in the clover;
The monarch will settle on its yellow-petaled lover;
The riots of spring will be over.
The daily news–he only reads
Diminishing Verse…in Reverse
If you add one or more letters to the beginning of the end word of each previous line (instead of subtracting), you get Diminishing Verse’s opposite: the Culminating Verse poem!
An Original Culminating Verse Poem
In eating a tart
Is knowing when to start.
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