Octelle

Octelle
The Octelle, created by Emily Romano, is a poem consisting of eight lines using personification and symbolism in a telling manner. The syllable count structure for this verse is 8/8/7/7/7/7/8/8, and the rhyme scheme is A1A2bbccA1A2. The first two lines and the last two lines are identical (refrain).
Example Poem
I’ve Heard It All Before
  
I am the bottom of the mug 
You see me when you chug-a-lug. 
Look down here for answers, dear. 
I am sure they won’t appear. 
That’s been tried by many men. 
What the hey, you’ll try again. 
I am the bottom of the mug 
You see me when you chug-a-lug. 
   © February 14, 2013
 
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