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Trey He lay, his head on my lap, his pained blue eyes begged, I stay. I stroked his fur, calmly spoke while he closed his tired eyes and slipped away The moan came from deep within First I didn't recognize the soulful sound came from me. Then sobs wrenched my chest and tears poured from my eyes. ~~Judi Van Gorder Prompt: Write an Endecha
Explore the Craft of Writing Verse Spanish Verse The Endecha is a " The Canción triste que encierra un lamento", ("sad song that locks up a moan"), a 16th century Spanish dirge or song of sorrow. The elements of the Endecha are: stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains. syllabic, written with 7-7-7-11 syllables per line. rhymed, rhyme scheme xaxa xbxb etc., x being unrhymed. The rhyme is often consonance only but true rhyme may be used. Cold Forever --Judi Van Gorder It tears at my heaving breast and rips out my grieving heart, pain of losing him denies all memories, leaving me lost and apart. Precious promises ended, our never and our always, cold inside a wooden box. I'm left behind to mourn my nights and my days.