Comes from the Father, love divine,
He knows me well, this Friend of mine.
Long before my birth,
planned my place on earth,
(clog-ir-nach) is one of the twenty-four official Welsh 'meters.'
It is a quantitive syllabic sestet stanza having line counts
of 8-8-5-5-3-3 syllables, respectively. The two three-syllable
lines may, if desired, be written as one six syllable line.
The stanza rhymes aabbba.
What we have here is 6 lines with a rhyme scheme of aabbba
with the following syllabic structure:
Lines Syllables and rhymes
1 x x x x x x x a
2 x x x x x x x a
3 x x x x b
4 x x x x b
5 x x b
6 x x a
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