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Lai Poem

of goddess three

the wisest is me

the moon

rising up, you’ll see

the dead walking free


weaving tree to tree

only I won’t flee




The latest form challenge at Dverse is a Lai poem, which follows the below syllable and rhyme scheme. Coming up with two syllable lines was quite a challenge!

(a) (Five syllables)

(a) (Five syllables)
(b) (Two syllables)

(a) (Five syllables)
(a) (Five syllables)
(b) (two syllables

(a) (Five syllables)
(a) (Five syllables)
(b) (Two syllables)


  1. Liking that image of the dead walking free, weaving from tree to tree. Thanks for joining our poetry form challenge.


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