Sleep evades me, brightly moves
she’s a bright-eyed teasing girl
but I’m tied, subdued.
What to do but smile
if beguiled by dreams, awake?
but laugh, enjoy the ride.
Today Grace hosts at dVerse with a form I haven’t tried before, the Seguidilla. Described as follows:
stanzaic, written in any number of 2 part septets. (7 lines)
syllabic, 7-5-7-5 : 5-7-5 per line. There is a slight pause between L4 and L5 suggesting L4 should be end-stopped.rhymed by assonance xAxABxB or xAxABAB. x being unrhymed. True rhyme is generally not used. composed with a volta or change in thought between L4 and L5.
sometimes serves as a conclusion for another verse.
March 11, 2021