Latvian Dainas – Ancient Folk Songs in Verse Form

The poem “in the song of my homeland” was inspired by reading dainas, a kind of ancient Latvian verse usually described as folk songs, but not, in my opinion, very satisfactorily.  They are short, usually unrhymed quatrains, which comprise the greater part of Latvian cultural memory.  You might be interested in this link:

Latvian Dainas – Ancient Folk Songs in Verse Form:

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