Sept

Type:
Structure, Metrical Requirement, Simple
Description:
A syllabic form of 7 lines where the syllable count starts at one in line one, increasing by one each line up to line four, then decreasing at the same rate until line seven has one syllable again.
Origin:
English
Schematic:
x
xx
xxx
xxxx
xxx
xx
x
Rhythm/Stanza Length:
7
Line/Poem Length:
7
Sample Poem

Tattoo Talk
 
When
tattoo
smiles at you
you’re entitled
to believe
you are
loved.
(c) Lawrencealot
 
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