Split Couplet

Split Couplet
Type:  Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic
Description:  Rhymed two line form with the first line in iambic pentameter and the second in iambic dimeter. One variation has it with iambic monometer and iambic trimeter. We’re sure that just about any rhymed couplets of consistently unequal lines will fall into this category.
Rhyme: aa bb cc, etc.

xX xX xX xX xX
xX xX


xX xX xX
Rhythm/Stanza Length:

Pasted from http://www.poetrybase.info/forms/002/294.shtml
My thanks to Charles L. Weatherford for his years of work on the wonderful Poetrybase resource.

My example

Babble (Split Couplet)

It’s nice
if one can be concise.
is less than grandiose.

© Lawrencealot – October 10, 2014

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