Holy grail layout using grid-column-start, grid-row-start…?

I’ve created this layout using grids but another technique.

This(type of code, I want the above layout not this one below, I want to be able to do it like the coding done below i.e using grid-column-start, grid-row-start etc) is like what I want:

To clarify, you want the output of the second example using a grid-like syntax of the first?

yes that’s exactly what I want. I built it like this now.