A Brave Attempt- A Seguidilla

The Seguidilla is a verse form of Spanish origin that began as a dance song. These are the guidelines: 

  • One stanza of 7 lines
  • Syllable count per line: 7, 5, 7, 5, 5, 7, 5
  • Rhyme scheme: xaxabxb; x being unrhymed lines

Staid are paths I walk upon

In contending hours.

Act of revenge nature plays

To curb my powers.

Though scabrous, I try

To tread the untrodden path,

Not letting a sigh!

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