NaPoWriMo 2011, Day 10 Poem & Prompt for April 10,2011 10/30April 10, 2011
Day 10 of NaPoWriMo 1/3 done….2/3rds to go.
Today’s prompt: include an animal in your poem
Today’s form is Burmese and called the Yadu (jadu) See below for the form rules.
Teresa and I did two of these… a bit tricky but enjoyed figuring this form out.
Yadu 1 for April 10,2011
Seagulls take flight
deep in high blue
they cry out swoop
YELL… ‘WHOOP whoop, Hey! Not on my clean car!”
Yadu 2 for April 10, 2011
I’m not a man
with a plan but
a standing soul
tender foal in
out whole goaled world of people.
Today’s form is Burmese and called the Yadu (jadu) consists of up to three stanzas of five lines. The first four lines of a stanza should have four syllables each but the fifth line can have 5, 7, 9 or 11 syllables. It should contain a reference to the seasons
The form uses a climbing rhyme which is required on the fourth third and second syllable of both the first three lines and the last three lines. In English it can be a vowel or consonant sound.
It looks like this
* * * A
* * A *
*B*** or *B***** or (9, 11)
Poetry is everything