Here is an example of a traditional fixed form borrowed from Vietnamese folk poetry.
Gray rain seeps through the fall
of played-out clouds, loops among hills,
ragged mountains; flexes and thins cut, contoured fields.
Leaves arc, like paintings of blown leaves; like cut paper, like sunset strewn across red-gold sky, like smoldering fires; serrate-edged, notched, like some knives. But they cut only the hard … Continue reading