Here’s a poem that I wrote back around 1966 that uses internal rhyme following a popular rhyme scheme:

Here’s a poem that I wrote back around 1966 that uses internal rhyme following a popular rhyme scheme:
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_KISEKI_
by Amado Narvaez
On the faded yellow pages
Of a manuscript whose age is
Undetermined, are the secrets of a wizard of Japan.
And included in that writing
Is a narrative confiding
How to fold a bird from paper–Try to make it if you can!
I remember how I made it,
How impatiently I waited
As I mastered ev’ry fold till I completed it, and Lo!
There occurred a wondrous thing,
For the paper bird took wing!
And I realized I’d tampered with what only gods should know!
I’ve not fooled with magic since,
And I don’t care to convince
Any doubters that it happened as explained in these few words,
And I’ve burned the book containing
Those forgotten words explaining
That experiment in sorcery with paper-folded birds!

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