Treasure Island

Indira Renganathan


Alankar(Decor) -131


My Fall And Rise And Fall And Rise(The Fourteenth Century Stanza)

The Fourteenth Century Stanza is:
stanzaic, written in any number of sixains, made up of 2 tercets.
unmetered. The stanza could loosely be defined as trochaic,
with lines that vary from 4 to 9 syllables.
rhymed. Rhyme scheme aabccb or aabaab.

My Fall And Rise And Fall And Rise

My fall and rise and fall and rise
Is like night and day to surmise
Routine to sleep and wake lifelong
But mind, my weak legs, of your trip
Sand-grain even you might well trip
Why blame then limping self lifelong

Submitted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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