Terza Rima

A standard terza rima is a poem with 11 syllables in each line, using a rhyme scheme of aba, bcb, cdc, dd.

Each link below is a separate example of a terza rima poem:

Uh-oh! Currently there is no example available. Do you have a terza rima that you would like to contribute to this page? Leave a comment! All works will be credited to their author and linked to the author’s blog or website.


You can take it a step further by adding another stanza and creating a terza rima sonnet, rhyme scheme: aba, bcb, cdc, ded, ee

Each link below is a separate example of a terza rima sonnet:

Shadow Stalker by Carrie Page


Do you have an example of a terza rima poem or sonnet you’d like to share? You will be credited for your work and a link to your blog will be included with the sample. Leave a note and a link to it in the comments!

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