Eight-ette

Eight-ette

Eight-ette: 8 lines.
Syllable Count: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8
Rhyme Scheme: a-b-a-b-c-d-c-d
Variation of rhyme scheme: a-a-b-b-c-c-d-d.
Display Centered

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My Thanks to Linda Varsell Smith for her contributions above.

Specifications restated:
The Eigth-ette is:
A poem of 8 lines
Syllabic: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8
Rhymed: ababcdcd or aabbccdd
Displayed centered on the page.

My example

Participants in SantaCon Boston 2010, a gathering of people dressed as Santa going from bar to bar, drink at the Asgard Pub in Cambridge

 

Stagger Home and Fill the Stockings (Form: Eight-ette)

 

Wait!

Please pause

for it’s late

and Santa Clause

has his rounds to make.

It’s time to leave this bar

and head for home for Pete’s sake.

You’ll have to walk. Hope it’s not far.

 

 

© Lawrencealot – December 24, 2014

 

 

Visual Template

Eight-ette

 

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