Tercou

This form was inventented by  Amanda J. Norton of Allpoetry.
It is syllabic 5/4/5  5/4/5  8/6
Rhyme pattern  aba aba aa
No meter is required.
First Tercet
line1 : 5 syllables
line2: 4syllables
line3: 5 syllables
Rhyme scheme aba
Second Tercet
line1 : 5 syllables
line2: 4syllables
line3: 5 syllables
Rhyme scheme aba
Couplet
Line 1: 8 syllables
Line 2: 6 syllables
Rhyme Scheme  aa
Must Be Center Aligned

Example poem
Anxious ( Tercou )

Adoration grows
with every date.
and my shyness shows.

We are both disposed
to end the wait
parents have proposed.

I shall keep secret what arose
when you once shed your clothes.

© Lawrencealot – April 2,2013

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