Beats (an acrostic poem)

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Bouncing along to the rock-hard bass sculpture

Enjoying the poetry of the melody

And reveling in the colorful painting of the harmony

That’s wrapped in a ballet for your ears

So much artistic goodness for your soul

An Attempt at an Awdl Gywydd Poem

 

An Awdl Gywydd poem is a poetic form found in Welsh literature.  These are the rules of the form:

There are four lines per stanza

Each line contains seven syllables

The final syllable of the first and third lines rhyme with the 3rd-5th syllable of the following lines respectively

The second and fourth lines need to rhyme.

 

This is a link to the page which does a better job explaining it as well as has much better written examples can be found here:

https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/awdl-gywydd-poetic-forms

 

Here is my attempt at two stanzas, warts and all.


Trying a new poetry form

The words swarm into their line

Can I make this poem work?

Crafting takes guesswork and time

 

Hope I leave you with a smile

The trial was not too bad

This Welsh poem type is strange

Where the rhymes exchange a tad

 

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