Sapphic Verse

This is a form often used by the Greek Poet Sappho. They are quatrains with the first three lines being trochee (‘ -) trochee (‘ -) dactyl (‘ – -) trochee (‘ -) trochee (‘ -) and the last line being dactyl (‘ – -) trochee (‘ -).

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