I had a thought, the person who decided on the pronunciation of quiche was clearly an arsehole. This poem is a result of that thought.
Honestly, quiche, quay, faux pa, please
This nonsense brings me to my knees
Who gave them their name?
All one and the same
Who’s to blame?
This is all in good fun. No offense to any French readers.
Many loan words are from French, approximately 29%, and the English language is richer for it.
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
Welsh Poetry Forms