Form: Argonelles is composed of an unlimited amount of 5-line stanzas (quintains). The syllable count is 2-6-8-8-6, with line 2 & 5 having the same syllable count and limes 3 & 4 composed of the same syllable count. The rhyme scheme of an Argonelles is : a-b-c-c-b.
a fear of the unknown,
and the thought of waiting in line,
these things send shivers up my spine
when I am all alone.
Pasted from http://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/1857878-Waiting-in-line-a-terrifying-Thought
I also found at: http://www.rainbowcommunications.org/velvet/forms/
Argonelles: five line stanzas.
Rhyme Scheme: Lines 2 and 5 are the same.
Lines 3 and 4 rhyme.
Syllable count: 2-6-8-8-6
However I am setting forth the interpretation found at Writing.com because
I believe that refrain accounting for 40% of a stroph is a bit heavy.
An Argonelles is
Stanzaic: Composed of any number of quintains
Syllabic: with lines of 2/6/8/8/6 syllables
Rhyme scheme: xabba
Meter and theme at poet’s discretion.
If anyone can provide more information, or the name of the inventor please comment.
A Documentarian’s Deed (Form: Argonelles)
is what I’m meant to do
although it’s not my favorite task.
Why do I do it then, you ask?
I do it just for you.
© Lawrencealot – December 21, 2014