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.
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Climbing Rhyme Pattern