Octaz Rhyme

• The Octaz Rhyme is a simple invented verse form introduced by Chazz Combs.
The Octaz Rhyme is:
○ an octastich, a poem in 8 lines.
○ syllabic, 3-5-8-10-7-5-4-2 syllables per line.
○ rhymed, abbccdda.
○ centered on the page.

Pasted from http://www.poetrymagnumopus.com/index.php?/topic/2192-invented-forms-from-poetry-styles/
My thanks to Judi Van Gorder for years of work on this fine PMO resource.

My example

Petition for Slack  (Octaz Rhyme)

Just the facts
No need to emote
or offer up some obscure quote.
Just lay it on me darling, here and now.
I’ve screwed up again somehow
If I gave offense
it’s ‘cus I’m dense,

© Lawrencealot – October 22, 2014

Visual Template

Octaz Rhyme