A shadorma is made up of one or more sestets (6-line stanzas) that follow the rhyme scheme 3-5-3-3-7-5.

There is a debate as to whether a shadorma is a traditional or or invented form of poetry. It allegedly originated in Spain. However, that is not supported by historical poetry textbooks or anthologies. (Source: Wikipedia)

Each link below contains a separate example of shadorma poetry:

Besieged by Demons by Carrie Page
The Cattail
 by Carrie Page
Renewed by Carrie Page


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

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