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Wednesday, April 16, 2014


  • The Brevee  is a terse list of related rhymes. One more verse form that appears to be invented as a learning tool, it was created by Marie Adams.

    The Brevee is:
    • stanzaic, written in any number of sixains.
    • syllabic, L1 L2 L4 L5 are 2 syllables each line and L3 & L6 are 4 syllables each.
    • rhymed, rhyme scheme aabccb ddeffe.
    • Cold by Judi Van Gorder
      fragments of ice
      ski paradise.


My Thanks to Judi Van Gorder for the wonderful resource at PMO

Specifications restated:
Stanzaic:  Any number of sestets
Syllabic: 2/2/4/2/2/4
Rhymed: aabccb

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