Spring wakes all from sleep.
Summer, new life replete.
Autumn leaves, next seasons mulch.
Full circle, winter freeze returns.
Jack Frost, winters friend, adds cold sparkle.
Thanked for the beauty of white Christmas times.
© Mick E Talbot 2017/66
Created about twenty years ago by an Arkansas poet named Etheree Taylor Armstrong, this titled form, the Etheree, consists of ten lines of unmetered and unrhymed verse, the first line having one syllable, each succeeding line adding a syllable, with the total syllable count being fifty-five.