Alchemic poem written using the Pathya Vat form.
|the all is one
swallow my tail
covered with scale
so always my
as the year turns
each season brings
the wisest learns
and reduce their
so rend the veil
This particular poem is designed to cycle, so the last line fulfils the rhyme scheme for the first stanza.
Written using the Pathya Vat form for the Poet's Place group
The elements of the Pathya Vat are:
syllabic, each line is 4 syllables
stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains.
rhymed. Rhyme scheme xaab xbbc xccd etc x being unrhymed. Note: A unique chain effect occurs in this rhyme linking the middle lines of subsequent stanzas to the last line of the previous stanza.