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III. Bengali , The Payar


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III. Bengali Poetry is from the Bengali Region, Eastern India and dates back to the 10th century . Its origins were in mystic poetry but later became known for its epics. Language_region_maps_of_India.svg.png

The Payār is the most common form from the Bengali Region.

The elements of the Payar are:

  1. stanzaic, written in any number of couplets.
  2. rhymed. aa bb cc etc.
  3. syllabic, 14 syllables lines which are normally broken into 4 units.

    4 4 * 4 2
    4 4 * 4 2
    or
    xxxx, xxxx, xxxx, xa
    xxxx, xxxx, xxxx, xa

    Temptation by Judi Van Gorder
    Words in color, writ in anger, meant to provoke, to prod,
    rude distraction, wrong direction, lead me away from God.

Regional Verse Forms

~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

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