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Explore the Craft of Writing Tibetan Verse mGur, (poetic song), from Tibet is yodic verse (union of the self with the supreme-being). I couldn't find much in the way of its history though it dates back to the 13th century. From what I could find, the form uses metaphor and parallels. The mGur is more a genre of poetry meant as an extension of or resulting from meditation or prayer. Syllable count and number of lines are just general guides to enhance rhythm and flow. It is Buddhistic in nature and often "songs of positive personal experience", many express "joy at having overcome