Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Yuryaka Stanza

A Yuryaka Stanza is a Japanese poem of 3, 4, 5, and 7 syllables (or onji). Usually a poem of introduction, which makes it a perfect poem to end my list with. one hundred poetry forms some are not finished but this is last on the list Advertisements

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Wolf Stanzas

Wolf Stanzas are a form created spontaneously by Brendan McBreen. The original poem was about a wolf (hence the name) and it was three perfectly matched stanzas. Each stanza has seven lines. Line 1 is one word, two syllables, line 2 is two words two syllables, 3 is three words three syllables, 4 is two …

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Villanelle

Villanelle Line Rhyme 1 A 2 B 3 A 4 A 5 B 6 = line 1 7 A 8 B 9 = line 3 10 A 11 B 12 = line 1 13 A 14 B 15 = line 3 16 B 17 B 18 = line 3 or line 1 19 = line …

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Viator

A Viator is a form created by Robin Skelton where the first word of the first line of the stanza is the first word of the second line in the second stanza and so on until it is the first word of the last line in the last stanza. finding the right word I turn …

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Vers Beaucoup

The Vers Beaucoup was created by Curt Mongold, Each stanza consists of four lines with a internal and end rhyming words in the scheme of: line 1 = (a-a-a-) line 2 = (a-b-b-) line 3 = (b-c-c-) line 4 = (c-d-d-). Each rhyme can only use three words. await the date of your fate fate …

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Vakh

The Vakh is a Kashmiri form used by the poet Lalla-Devi. A Vakh consists of quatrains of seven syllables containing only four stresses per line, sometimes they are rhymed, sometimes not.

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Tyburn

A Tyburn is a six line poem with a syllable count of 2, 2, 2, 2, 9, 9. The first four lines are descriptive words, the fifth line includes the first two lines and the sixth line includes lines three and four. Tyburns are always titled. The Path curvy swervy it twists and turns curvy …

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Trolaan

The Trolaan was created by Valerie Peterson Brown. This is a poem of four quatrains, each line in each quatrain begins with the same letter. It is an A, B, A, B, rhyme scheme. In the second quatrain, the first letter of each line is the same letter as the second letter of the first …

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Triversen

A Triversen is a stanza developed by William Carlos Williams based on Native American forms. A Triversen is one sentence broken into three parts as lines in a stanza. Each line is a single phrase or image or concept and the sentence is broken by where it feels natural to pause for breath. For me …

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Tritina

A Tritina has three stanzas using the same three end words in a pattern, and a final line which uses the three words in the starting sequence: A, B, C, then C, A, B, then B, C, A, and ending with a single line that ends in the phrase ABC. behind the wall where flowers …

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