Chueh-chu Notes

The Chueh-chu is noted in Robin Skelton’s ‘The Shapes of Our Singing’ as a Chines form with chueh-chu roughly translating to ‘sonnet cut short’. Skelton suggests three rhyme schemes and the use Wu-yen-shih meter (5-syllable phrases/lines). The rhyme schemes are as follows: aaba cadaabcb dbedaaba aaca Example Full Moon by Robin Skelton Full moon: a … Continue reading Chueh-chu Notes