Winsome Mary, an Ae Freislighe


Gone. So, you love another,

No apology needed.

Soon then you will discover

My heart was never deeded.

I suffer no misery,

I’ll sleep well but not alone;

relish my sweet mysteries,

my oath, you’ll never abone.*

(c) Lemuel

2 April, 2018

NaPoWriMo 2018


The Ae Freislighe Form

Quatrain stanzas (4 lines)

7 syllables per line

Lines 1 & 3 rhyme as 3 syllables xx a

Lines 2 & 4 rhyme as 2 syllables x b

The final syllable, word, or line of the poem (poet’s choice) should be the same as it was when the poem began.