Poetry Corner with Larry Spiro

The following poem is a Yadu. Yadu means “season” in Burmese.

The ancient Burmese language is tonal, mono-syllabic, non-plural, and analytic. There are 4 lines per verse and 4 syllables in “climbing rhyme” per line. The 5th line has 5, 7, 9 or 11 syllables. A traditional Yadu has 3 verses. This Yadu has a 4th verse -an envoi.

If you have any comments or poems, please email me at larryspiro@aol.com

Climbing Rhyme Pattern