Such delicate beauty may be considered a lamentable crime
But to me your beauty is it is a moment captured sub-lime
The schuttelreim is a German poetic form with the following guidelines:
- Couplet (or two-line) poem or stanzas.
- The final two words of each couplet exchange initial consonants (see example below).
There are no other rules for line length, poem length, subject matter, etc.