The steps you’re counting while shouting
but standing still… I’m at a loss.
Yes, this distance grows…at a cost.
Summer then fall, winter now spring–
to your words, I’m not listening.
You’ve become a…well, never mind.
I’m walking, not falling behind,
away from what I’ve only known
that love doesn’t have to be shown–
that’s your lie. My truth I will find.
THE QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA:
There are 10 lines of poetry that rhyme.
8 syllables per line.
There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN we must stick to. ABBAACCDDC OR two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC.