I begged for release from this thorn
embedded in flesh it has torn.
The answer is tough.
“My grace is enough.
In your weakness my great strength is born.”


Writing 201: Poetry
Assignment — Day 4:

Form: Limerick
Device: Enjambment

The traditional rhyming scheme of a limerick is a a b b a — the first two lines rhyme, then the next two, and the final verse rhymes with the first couplet.
Today’s poetic device is all about the arrangement of words on the page, and how that arrangement affects the pace of our reading: enjambment. It may sound like a mouthful. But what it describes is a really simple phenomenon: when a grammatical sentence stretches from one line of verse to the next.

This really took up most of my free time today.  And now I am walking around with a voice in my head narrating everything in LIMERICK!