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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Ancient Irish Verse Ae Freislighe The Ae Freislighe (ay Frésh-lee) "lying down poetry" is bruilingeacht, a 7 syllable stanzaic form with alternating 3 syllable and 2 syllable end rhymes. The elements of the Ae Freislighe are: written in any number of quatrains, syllabic, each line has 7 syllables. alliterated, 2 word alliteration in each line. terminated, L1 and L3 written with three-syllable end-words and L2 and L4 with two-syllable end-words. rhymed abab cdcd etc. written with the defining features of most