The Thaw: A Clogyrnach

Lake, Forest, Nature, Landscape, Water, River

Image by Leslin_Liu from Pixabay 

Trunks rising above water’s flow
Winter’s melting has left them so
Ignoring deluge
Providing refuge
Roots deep – huge
Strong they grow

Padre

A clogyrnach is poem. This Welsh poetic form is typically a six-line syllabic stanza with an ab rhyme scheme:

Line 1: 8 syllables with an a rhyme
Line 2: 8 syllables with an a rhyme
Line 3: 5 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 4: 5 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 5: 3 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 6: 3 syllables with an a rhyme

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