Quatern Sonnet Notes

Structure: Three quatrains and a coupletMeter: 8 syllablesRhyme Scheme: Axxx xAxx xxAx xAExtra Notes: The Refrain is the first line of the first stanza, and becomes the second line of the second stanza, the third line of the third stanza, and the last line of the couplet Example Clipt by Jez Farmer She stole his … Continue reading Quatern Sonnet Notes

Soneto Cinco Cuatro y Cinco Notes

Structure: Quintain, quatrain and quintainMeter: Decasyllabic or pentameterRhyme Scheme: abbaa ccdd eeffe Example The Poet's Song (in tetrameter) by Jez Farmer A distant echo over timeThe single voice that none could hearThe whisper silenced by my fearA voice which called me out in rhymeAs ink revealed the hidden crime.Two voices that should speak as oneYet … Continue reading Soneto Cinco Cuatro y Cinco Notes