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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 25 January 2020

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Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip,25 January 2020!

For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Clogyrnach (pronounced: clog-IR-nach). The topic is up to you!

You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Clogyrnach?

Luckily, Writer’s Digest has an explanation…

Clogyrnach

Besides being another fun form to say, clogyrnach is also a fun poem to write. This Welsh poetic form is typically a six-line syllabic stanza with an ab rhyme scheme:

Line 1: 8 syllables with an a rhyme
Line 2: 8 syllables with an a rhyme
Line 3: 5 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 4: 5 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 5: 3 syllables with a b rhyme
Line 6: 3 syllables with an a rhyme

Note: There’s also a variant that combines lines 5 and 6 into one line–making a 5-line stanza…

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