Word Sonnet

Introduced originally in 1985 by New Formalist, American poet Brad Leithauser.
It has been quite popularized.  I find no formal specifications, so interpret as follows.
Quatorzain
One word per line
Consists of three quatrains plus a couplet
Volta at poets option.
I feel that to use other than an established sonnet rhyme pattern would be neglect.

Example Poem:

Diligent Shopping  ( Word Sonnet)

Pensive-
good
food
Expensive.

Tasteful
home
grown
unwasteful.

Convenient,
beer
here –
lenient.

But
What?

(c) Lawrencealot – November 18, 2012

Volta at 13 (sneaking into it at 12)

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