Type: Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Stanzaic
Description: This is a kyrielle with two alternating refrains and voices or characters speaking in the poem. The voices and their refrains alternate stanzas. The refrains may rhyme with each other or have other elements in common, such as anaphora.
Attributed to: “The Dread Poet Roberts”
One version is:
aaaR1 bbbR2 cccR1 dddR2, etc.
R1 = refrain of the first character
R2 = refrain of the second character
See the kyrielle for other rhyme schemes internal to the stanza.
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