Rannaigheachts is an Irish form in which the poem begins and ends with the same syllable, or word, or phrase. Each stanza has four lines, the first line is three syllables long, the rest have seven syllables. It has an end rhyming scheme of A, A, B, A, and an internal rhyme B in the fourth line.

rain pours down
all but the fish and frogs drown
in the murk that was a road
a lone toad sings, rain pours down


1 Comment

  1. Hark I’m done
    caught up with this writing run
    but Brendan’s not yet at play
    For he can’t say – Hark I’m done.

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