With a trained eye on the target
an archer’s firing stance preset
the heart inset let free flies
No longer with control or sway
he must trust the arrow not stray
and find the way where home lies
Lines 1, 2, 4, and 5 are 8 syllables in length with lines 1 and 2 rhyming as well as lines 4 and 5. Lines 3 and 6 have 7 syllables and rhyme with each other; plus, line 3 has an internal rhyme with lines 1 and 2 while line 6 has an internal rhyme with lines 4 and 5. There are no other rules as far as subject matter or meter.
Welsh Poetry Forms