Rondelet

A French form of poetry, the rondelet consists of a single septet (7-line stanza). It uses a 4 syllable or dimeter refrain. The rhyme scheme is AbAabbA (the capital letters indicate the refrain). The non-refrain lines are twice as long as the refrain, using 8 syllables or tetrameter.

The link below contains an example of a rondelet poem:

It’s Classified by Carrie Page

Kryptonite of the Mighty by Carrie Page

I Am Spinning by Carrie Page

 

Do you have an example of a rondelet poem you’d like to share? Leave a link to it in the comments!

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