Cywydd Llosgyrnog Notes

Another Welsh form, the Cywydd Llosgyrnog is a syllabic-based form with internal rhymes. It is a 6-line stanza. Lines 1, 2, 4, and 5 are 8-syllables in length with 1 and 2 sharing an end rhyme and lines 4 and 5 sharing an end rhyme. Lines 3 and 6 have 7-syllable lines and end rhyme … Continue reading Cywydd Llosgyrnog Notes

Short Particular Measure Notes

Short Particular Measure consists of six line stanzas. Lines 1,2, 4, and 5 are composed in iambic trimeter and lines 3 and 6 are tetrameter.The rhyme scheme is aabaab Example The Way Ahead by Jez Farmer Aggression within meAs eyes open to seeMy destiny is waiting thereLet my spirit go freeBe man I’m meant to … Continue reading Short Particular Measure Notes