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(Some poet said, "Good writers borrow, great writers steal!" I am trying to be good here.)

 

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Awdl byr a thoddaid ( a Welsh form, rhyming and syllabic)

 

With gentle care I read a book

But place it back upon the nook

When both the moon and wax have ceased to light

The night with words I leased.

 

Without fanfare I'll write a line

And without tact I'll deem it mine.

The page is crisp and not yet creased by crime

Of rhyme from thoughts I fleeced.

 

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I found the example here helpful:

 

http://www.thepoetsgarret.com/celtic2.html#awlbyr

 

I did not have to have ceased, leased, creased, and fleeced...it just kinda happened.

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A pleasure to read... and don't worry too much about purloining anything from "great writers" they all took their ideas from earlier writers ad infinitum. It proves a kind of literary evolution. :biggrin:

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Very enjoyable- Nice form, well crafted. I agree a pleasure to read!

 

 

J & DC

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