Dalit I (introducing)

by Jem Croucher

From the Philippines I derive
Dalit is my name; short my form
Four lines in typicality
Each comprising eight syllables

©Jemverse

As a poet I’ve a keen interest in differing poetic form and syntax from around the world. From the Philippines then comes ‘Dalit’ – four non-rhyming lines of eight syllables , 32 in total. Jemverse features four examples today and for the next three.

2 Comments to “Dalit I (introducing)”

  1. Oh, I love learning of new poetry forms. I didn’t know Dalit. I must try it. Thank you. Very clever introduction!

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