Our Father


by Onyeani James



His eyes never blinking;

Beaming in glorious light.

His lips never drooling;

Till all be set aright.

Dwelling in grace unend;

The hearts of men to mend.




This is a personal genre of poetry. It is called ILU. It’s used particularly to express a thought or a feeling in six lines with varying rhyme schemes. In this piece, the first four lines are rhymed alternately while the last two are a rhyming couplet. The rhyme scheme used here is ABABCC, and each line is metered as well.

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