we live moments from dying
the thrill will fulfill a will
a deadly rush is thriving
the fall is a call to be
The deibide baise fri toin is an Irish poetic form with varying line lengths. Here are the basic guidelines:
The poem and/or stanzas within the poem are quatrains (or 4-line stanzas).
Rhyme scheme for each stanza is a simple aabb pattern.
Lines one and two rhyme on a two-syllable word; lines three and four rhyme on a monosyllabic word.
Line one has three syllables, line two has seven, line three has seven, and line four has one.
Irish Poetry Forms