New Start (French poetry form, “lai”)

The “lai” is a nine line poem that uses the rhyming pattern of aabaabaab. Each line that has an “a” rhyme uses 5 syllables, while the “b” rhymes have 2 syllables.

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Time for a new start
to follow my heart
God’s way
never let us part
distance keeps apart
your way
I long for your heart
but you are so far
away.