The mind withdraws from memory
Protectively seeking solitude
Until time heals
The heart aches with grief
Unbidden, pushed away
Salt in the wound
The heart paints a portrait of love
Healing begins with memory
Cherish the time of life
Trimeric \tri-(meh)-rik\ n: a four stanza poem in which the first stanza has four lines
and the last three stanzas have three lines each, with the first line of each repeating
the respective line of the first stanza.
The sequence of lines, then, is abcd, b – -, c – -, d – -.
There is no line length, meter, or rhyme requirement or prohibition.
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