Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet: Endecha
The endecha is a 16th-century Spanish poetic form with the following guidelines:
Quatrain (or four-line) poem (or stanzas).
Rhyme scheme: abcb
Seven syllables per line for lines one, two, and three.
Line four has 11 syllables.
Sparkling blue under the sun
Walls of waves toppling in
I silently applaud you,
and when tides tug along pearly shells, I grin.
Beach plums ripen on the path
uphill, tougher trek back home.
I drag my fee through coarse sand,
turning ’round for last glance, watching frills of foam.