Fun Frolic



Little leaguers

High spirited, geared

Paraded with joyous fanfare

Businesses other than eateries wore Rabbit ears

drums, clicking parents, strollers, cops mêlée

Cacophony ruled roost

Boosted spirits



A nine-line poem

Lines 1-4 increase in syllables 2-4-6-8

Lines 6-9 decrease in syllables 8-6-4-2

Line 5, the middle line, is an aside, a stage-whispered message directly to the reader–not within the flow of the other lines–that might be ironic or poignant.




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