Bridge….. a Clogyrnach

The clogyrnach (klawg-ur-NAWK’) is one of the 24 traditional Welsh poetry forms. It is a stanzaic, syllabic and rhymed form. Each stanza consists of 32 syllables and two rhymes. It can be written three different ways, in 6, 5, or 4 lines, as described below.  This is not a difficult form to craft, but ifContinue reading “Bridge….. a Clogyrnach”

Philosophical

I lay underneath star and moonlight shine  Gazing  at the universes majesty A shower of sparks across  heaven’s line Underlines lifes fragile mortality Mother moon bathes all, universal glow Though shadows fall creating pools of darkness  World sparkling bright as day its scars still show From evil this bright light gives no catharsis Can beautyContinue reading “Philosophical”

The Line

A SYMETRELLE This is the line do not cross Don’t refuse to talk that’s dumb unjust Don’t Lash out – it will only breed mistrust In relationships lose the moral high ground Chose your reactions wisely, they need to be sound  Your drivers your beliefs turn judgements round Try to think, not just react choicesContinue reading “The Line”

Idle Dream

An Ottava Rima second stanza added a,b,a,b,a,b,c,c Those moments that I have, for idle dream, Are not spent, in the pasts celestial halls might …have … been, won’t change for all I scheme it just means locked doors and closing walls  dream future new, or lose my self esteem  condemn myself to run the wheel,Continue reading “Idle Dream”

Key of Destiny

Ornate key with topaz stud  you seem part of my destiny I am dreaming, what do represent you are all mystery Solid, cold and beautiful you are a work of art I cannot remember where you came from. Or why I am dreaming?  What do you represent you are all mystery Do you represent theContinue reading “Key of Destiny”

The Trijan poetry form

Trijan Refrain The Trijan Refrain, created by Jan Turner, consists of three 9-line stanzas, for a total of 27 lines. Line 1 is the same in all three stanzas, although a variation of the form is not to repeat the same line at the beginning of each stanza. In other words, the beginning line ofContinue reading “The Trijan poetry form”