Dalit week I (Sunday)

by Jem Croucher

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So begins a week of Dalit
This Filipino poetry
Each four lines of eight syllables
Yet none here with rhyming stanzas


Photo – ‘Interaction’ by Victorio Edades (with Carlos V Francisco & Gala B Ocampo) 1935

‘Dalit’ is a traditional Filipino poetic form comprising four non-rhyming lines of 8 syllables

2 Comments to “Dalit week I (Sunday)”

  1. I have never heard of “Dalit” –
    and am fascinated by it.
    The description is inviting
    and I am anxious to try it!

    4 lines –
    8 syllables each –
    no rhyme –
    no particular theme required.
    Fun! ❤

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