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a Lai

a tag from William J Spirdione

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This is not a beautiful work — I have no sense of history, nuance, style, grace, subject-matter or repertoire — So I looked up ‘Lai Poetry’ — And Wikipedia just created anxiety; so I went to Lai poetry for dummies 101 (for beginners)
A Lai Poem is (apparently):
History.
The Lai developed in France.
Form.
The features of the Lai are:
9 lines.
Two rhymes, giving…