Spreading Your Wings

Peacock Poetry

On curling up with my kitty after a windy walk in the forest, I felt an urge to write. (Nothing new there, hey?!) I decided to dip back into some of the poetic forms that I explored in an online poetry challenge a few years ago and was inspired to write a Kyrielle.

For those of you unacquainted with this form, a Kyrielle is a French form of rhyming poetry written in quatrains (a stanza consisting of 4 lines), and each quatrain contains a repeating line or phrase as a refrain (usually appearing as the last line of each stanza). Each line within the poem consists of only eight syllables.

There is no limit to the amount of stanzas a Kyrielle may have, but three is considered the accepted minimum and the rhyme scheme is completely up to the poet!

Transformation Kyrielle

It all begins by saying yes

Allowing your…

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