Balassi Stanza Notes

Balassi Stanza Notes Believed to be the preferred stanza form f the Hungarian poet Balint Balassi the original stanza consisted of three lines of 19 syllables each

Magic 9

The Magic 9 is said to have been created by a typing mistake on the word ‘Abracadabra’ and given my initial typing misspelt it I can quite believe that too. The form is a simple progression stanza around the first line with lines 2 and 8 also rhyming with each other. There is no limit … Continue reading Magic 9