This book contains two types of Malay poems called 'Pantun' and 'Syair' which have been used for many generations to describe the culture, traditions and daily life of the Malay community since ancient times. These two forms of poetry contain four lines per paragraph. For 'Pantun', the end of the first and third line rhyme while the end of the second one rhymes with the fourth. For 'Syair', the end of all four lines rhyme with each other. This book is suitable for primary as well as secondary school students.
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