Sing, sing a song – Eugenia – abhanga

awaiting the echoes

from mountains, melodies

transform nature’s beauty

into music

© Eugenia Hoffman

Abhanga (or abhang), per Wikipedia, is a form of devotional poetry sung in praise of the Hindu god Vitthal, also known as Vithoba. As a love poem, mine is a form of devotional.  The elements of abhanga are as follows:

• stanzaic, written in any number of 4 line stanzas.
• syllabic, 6-6-6-4 syllables each
• rhyme pattern … x-a-a-x, where x does not rhyme
• often internal rhyme is employed

image source – lovethispic.com

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