Vegetables of many hues,
Assortments from which to choose.
Chopped, diced, sliced, baked: you peruse!
Leeks, eggplant, squash, collards, stews.
Peppers, onions: you can’t lose!
Pot, pan or dish? Plain or bruised?
Braised, infused, herbed, spicy hot?
Read recipes! No excuse!
Today’s poem is a Welsh form called cyrch a chwta. Basic guidelines are as follows:
-octave or eight line stanzas
-seven syllables per line
-lines 1-6 and 8 share the same end rhyme
-line7 cross rhymes with line 8 (internally) on the third, fourth, or fifth syllable