Awdl Gywydd Notes

A Welsh form, the Awdl Gywydd consists of four-line stanzas, each line containing seven syllables.The last syllable of lines 1 and 3 rhyme with the 3rd-5th syllable of their following lines. The 2nd and 4th lines also rhyme. xxxxxxaxxaxxxbxxxxxxcxxcxxxb Example Afanc and the Fool by Jez Farmer A mysterious creatureSaid to lure the fools to … Continue reading Awdl Gywydd Notes

Triad to Spring

As life returns I think of these things Three in number and my heart sings At the first bloom of a golden daffodil Now the seasons turn at the universe’s will And the balance of dark and light ‘Tis equinox; there be magic tonight © JG Farmer 2018 Form: Triad

The Bourgeois Touch

Celebrating joys of romance A touch bourgeois And the poet writes in freelance Ah nah aha The laughter that they share after A touch bourgeois The dreams of love found in laughter Ah nah aha   © JG Farmer 2018 Form: Sneadhbhairdne

Alban Elfed

Welcome winds of autumn Take me home to harvest Blessed wings of bounty Cross-county flies carvist So, the sun is setting Searing skies brought afire Sire of gods and gentry In plenty praise inspire © JG Farmer 2018 Form: Rionnaird tri-nard

Gŵyl Awst

Days are waning, and nights draw in Harvest fields dry, reaping begins Autumn days enchanting time Barley and corn from summer haze   © JG Farmer 2017 Form: Rannaicheacht Mhor

Alban Hefin

Summer heat Solstice day and merry meet And the Sun God rises high To lie amid the blossom Lover’s act United by sacred pact Fertile fruits that bring us mirth As Mother Earth shares her love   © JG Farmer 2018 Form: Rannaicheacht Ghairid

Calan Mai

Summer fires with ladies dancing She’s chancing while playing He’s laying wait for romancing For his glance, she’s staying   © JG Farmer 2017 Form: Rannaicheacht Bheag