RenRhyme

Invented by Renee Mathews Jackson aka Poetryality of Allpoetry
A “®RenRhyme”© 2006 rmj (Original Form)
Written in 8 or 10 syllable lines, consistently. Meaning do not mix eight with ten but write with either eight or ten syllable lines.

It consists of three, four-line (Quatrain) stanzas (12 lines)
Lines 1-4 in the opening stanza are the refrain lines

Line 1 is repeated as line 2 in the second stanza
Line 2 is repeated as line 2 in the third stanza
Line 3 is repeated as line 4 in the second stanza
Line 4 is repeated as line 4 in the third stanz

®RenRhyme (Rhyme Scheme):
A-B-a*-b*
c-A-c-*a*
d-B-d-b*
There is no meter requirement.

Example Poem
Write a Ren Rhyme

Poetryality built a new form.
A third of the poem’s in stanza one.
You can use it to please, or to inform.
Just write that third and you’ll be two-thirds done.

That eventuates because of refrain.
Poetryality built a new form.
You see, one stanza is used twice again.
You can use it to please or to inform.

Choose eight or ten syllables for line length.
A third of the poem’s in stanza one.
Required repetition gives the verse strength.
Just write that third and you’ll be two-thirds done.

© Lawrencealot – September 3, 2012

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RenRhyme
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