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Poem vs. Triolet

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Poemnoun

A literary piece written in verse.

Trioletnoun

(poetry) An eight-line poem whose rhyme scheme is ABaAabAB and whose lines are in iambic tetrameter.

Poemnoun

A piece of writing in the tradition of poetry, an instance of poetry.

Trioletnoun

A short poem or stanza of eight lines, in which the first line is repeated as the fourth and again as the seventh line, the second being, repeated as the eighth.

Poemnoun

A piece of poetic writing, that is with an intensity or depth of expression or inspiration greater than is usual in prose.

Triolet

A triolet (UK: , US: ) is almost always a stanza poem of eight lines, though stanzas with as few as seven lines and as many as nine or more have appeared in its history. Its rhyme scheme is ABaAabAB (capital letters represent lines repeated verbatim) and in 19th century English triolets often all lines are in iambic tetrameter, though in traditional French triolets from the 17th century on the second, sixth and eighth lines tend to be iambic trimeters followed by one amphibrachic foot each.

Poemnoun

A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; - contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton.

Poemnoun

A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem; the poems of Ossian.

Poemnoun

a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

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