Form: Argonelles is composed of an unlimited amount of 5-line stanzas (quintains). The syllable count is 2-6-8-8-6, with line 2 & 5 having the same syllable count and limes 3 & 4 composed of the same syllable count. The rhyme scheme of an Argonelles is : a-b-c-c-b.
Darkness, a fear of the unknown, and the thought of waiting in line, these things send shivers up my spine when I am all alone.
Pasted from http://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/1857878-Waiting-in-line-a-terrifying-Thought
I also found at: http://www.rainbowcommunications.org/velvet/forms/
Argonelles: five line stanzas. Rhyme Scheme: Lines 2 and 5 are the same. Lines 3 and 4 rhyme. Syllable count: 2-6-8-8-6
However I am setting forth the interpretation found at Writing.com because I believe that refrain accounting for 40% of a stroph is a bit heavy.
Specifications restated: An Argonelles is Stanzaic: Composed of any number of quintains Syllabic: with lines of 2/6/8/8/6 syllables Rhyme scheme: xabba Meter and theme at poet’s discretion. If anyone can provide more information, or the name of the inventor please comment.
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