Tags4 lines or multiple 8 lines 10 lines 12 lines 16 lines abab Allpoetry Berg centered couplet formulaic French haiku iambic iambic pentameter iambic tetrameter iambic trimeter internal rhyme Irish isosyllabic isosyllabic 8 line length optional meter none meter optional mono-rhyme Newman octave Pathways PoetName poetry forms quatrain quatrains refrain rhymed rhyme optional sestet Smith Spanish stanzaic syllabic tetrameter unrhymed Van Gorder Weatherford Welsh
This is a spontaneous form created by Michael Fantina, aka Eusebius on Allpoetry. Note: he thinks it silly to give it a name, and did not instigate this action. He is too busy being a real poet. It was named by Doubletake, who like the way the end crosses.
It is a syllabic 11 line poem
It alternates iambic feet of 4 and one
Rhyme pattern: abbacddceff
A brevity form.
My Example Poem
I long for your return to me,
for my tranquility needs you,
Your absence leaves me feeling lost.
you’re always free to come and go.
of bondage you would never bear,
when morning comes you won’t be here.
© Lawrencealot – November 17, 2013