Dalit week I (Sunday)

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So begins a week of Dalit
This Filipino poetry
Each four lines of eight syllables
Yet none here with rhyming stanzas

©Jemverse

Photo – ‘Interaction’ by Victorio Edades (with Carlos V Francisco & Gala B Ocampo) 1935

‘Dalit’ is a traditional Filipino poetic form comprising four non-rhyming lines of 8 syllables

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