The Greatest Gift

Is love
the greatest gift?
To freely impart thereof
in both giving and receiving,
nothing else rises above.
The greatest gift
is love.


Copyright © 2021 Abigail Gronway – All Rights Reserved

Scansion:
Atarlis Fileata
Gaelic for “repeating poetic”
This is a newly invented 7-line stanzaic form, but I’m not sure who created it.
Stanzaic: any number of 7-line stanzas, though each should be independent
Lexical structure: 2-3-4-5-4-3-2 words per line
Rhyme scheme: ABaxaBA
Double refrain: L1=L7 and L2=L6


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