a rainbow in words- 13th

Violet’s Lament

Oh, aren’t I divine?
My brightness sublime
Don’t sigh
As I’m on cloud nine
The colour of wine
A dry
So mellow, so fine
Better to enshrine
I cry

© NopeNotPam


The lai is another French form. It’s a nine-line poem or stanza that uses an “a” and “b” rhyme following this pattern: aabaabaab. The lines with an “a” rhyme use 5 syllables; the “b” rhyme lines have 2 syllables.

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