Standard Habbie/Burns’ Stanza

The Standard Habbie, often used by Robert Burns who may have created the form, is a sestet stanza.

Short Particular Measure

Short Particular Measure is a stanza form with each stanza consisting of six lines. Lines 1, 2, 4 and 5 are trimeter or six syllables and lines 3 and 6 are tetrameter or eight syllables in length. The rhyme scheme is aabaab Example: The Beautiful Mind by Jez Farmer You insist I am straight Sorry … Continue reading Short Particular Measure