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Index to Poetry Forms

Last updated on April 19, 2014

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A poem where 15 syllable stanzas which begin with an anapest foot and having couplet rhyme alternates with 10 syllable iambic stanzas with cross rhyme.   Rhyme Pattern: aabb cdcd
Alternating lines of 5 and 3 syllables, where the odd lines consist of  an IAMB and an ANAPEST  and the even lines consist of a DACTYL 
Meter:  Trochaic
Syllabic: 7/5/7/5
Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b  or  a/b/a/b
A poem with no required meter or line length, requiring one rhyme between the   sestet and couplet in each 8 line stanza.
A form from India.  Any number of quatrains.
Syllabic 6/6/6/4  Rhymed: xaax
A form not requiring rhyme, but requiring letters or words to form word(s) or messages when read from consecutive lines.

The Alliterisen (Complex and Rhyming), a form created by UditBhatia, is a simple seven-lined poem with a specific syllable pattern and two alliterations per line. 

Two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, with the following set rules:
Syllables: 5, 5, 7, 5, 5, 7
Rhyme Scheme: aabccb

Modern haiku form created by Beatrice Evans, aka Ronnica at Allpoetry
It requires only strict 5 7 5 syllable construction
with all words beginning with the same letter.

Syllabic form: 12/12/10/8/8/10/12/12
Rhyme Scheme: abcDDcba, (with line 5 a refrain of line 4)

Alliteration is required in every line.
9 line strophe. It is a stand-alone poem.
metric, the 9 most common metric feet are used in sequence.
The amphibrach is a trisyllabic metrical foot, which in accentual meter consists of an accented syllable between two unaccented syllables
A 10 line poem, metered,
tetrameter lines alternate with sets of rhymed dimeter couplets.
Rhyme scheme  abbaccdeed.

A 9 line poem
metered iambic pentameter
rhyme scheme abbaabbcc.
Any number of sestets
Syllalbic 11/11/8/11/11/8
Meter: All lines are acephalous anapestic
Rhyme Scheme:  aabccb

Unrhymed.  Invented by A. Maris Mazz
Each stanza  has lines of 2-4-6-2 syllables
Any number of stanzas permitted.
Syllablic: 1/2/3/4 5/7/7/5 4/3/2/1
The two 7-syllable lines, must use end rhyme.
Syllabic:  with a break between stanzas.
1-2-3-4 5-7-7-5 4-3-2-1
1-2-3-4 5-7-7-5 4-3-2-1
1-2-3-4 5-7-7-5 4-3-2-1
Basically 1234~5775~4321234~5775~4321234~5775~4321
*7 syllable lines end rhyme 
A complex refrain from of four verses.
Pronounced ‘owdl gow-widd’.
 Seven syllable quatrains with end rhymes and couplet binding.
 Welsh origin.
The Hir a Thoddaid is the most common Awdl from.
Isosyllabic  - 10 syllables
Rhymed: aaaa(ab)(ba)
Dodecasyllabic, mono-rhymed quatrain.  Filipino form.
a poem in 6 lines.
syllabic, 2-4-6-6-4-2.
unrhymed, optional rising and falling end-words.
The Rhyme Scheme is: bbaccadda
Syllable count is: 667667667
Any number of stanzas.
 A short narrative poem with stanzas of two or four lines and usually a refrain. The story of a ballad can originate from a wide range of subject matter but most frequently deals with folk-lore or popular legends.
The ballade typically consists of three stanzas of 8 lines each, with a concluding 4-line envoi often addressed to a prince.
Also called Monk’s Tale Stanza.
An 8 syllable octave rhyming: ababbcbc
3 - 10 line stanzas, 10 syllables per line, 5 line envoy, Refrain
ababbccdcD ababbccdcD ababbccdcD ccdcD
See The Balance
It is twelve lines long It is syllabic 10/10/10/6/6/10/10/6/6/10/10/10
A form the rhymes on the send syllable and  has normal end rhyme, both with separate rhyme patterns.

A shaped form invented by Madison Shaw, syllable count
form should be centered with care given to appearance.
The composition in this form must paint a profile on the Tributee, and use title (s) of   the tributee’s literary production within the stanzas or stanza.
A fun easy 5 line sestina type poem, by Bob Newman
As it turns out this is NOT a new form, indicated be the comment below: but the poet thought it was, and I am not knowledgeable enough to recognize historic precedents all of the time. 
Stanzaic, unmetered, unrhymed, 25 couplets for a poem of 50 lines.
Rapid fire, short lines.
 stanzaic, written in 2 sixains.
syllabic, 6-8-10-10-8-6 10-8-6-6-8-10 syllables per line.
rhyme scheme abccba cbaabc.
 A fourteen-line French form. Like many French forms, the rules are a bit complex. It is composed of three quatrains and a couplet, all isosyllabic. It has three rhymes: a, b, and c. It has five lines that are not part of the rhyme scheme
Terse syllabic poem, 2/2/4/2/2/4
Any number of stanzas
Rhyme Pattern: aabccb ddeffe
2 Word Poem. subject (noun), verb, and object (noun), in this exact order. The verb should show an ongoing action. This is done by spacing out the letters in the verb. There are only three words in the poem. 
Informal name created by Mary Boren Sullivan, aka on Allpoetry.com.
Am adding it so others can have a go at a delightful metric experience.
An  unrhymed 9 line poem.
syllabic, 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2 syllables per line.  
A quintet with separate stanzas having different line lengths, call penned in iambic meter.
Byr a Thoddaid (beer ah TOE-thy’d), one of the 24 traditional Welsh
stanza forms, consists of four lines of syllable count 10-6-8-8
(or 8-8-10-6)
 syllabic, the Cadence written with 1-2-3-4-4-8-5 syllables per line.
unrhymed, but end words should be strong, no articles or prepositions.
No set meter, rhyme scheme, or stanza length, but the poem must have one more stanza than there are lines in stanza one.  REFRAIN

A catalectic line is a metrically incomplete line of verse, lacking a syllable at the end or ending with an incomplete foot. One form of catalexis is headlessness, where the unstressed syllable is dropped from the beginning of the line.
Stanzaic, written in any number of 3 or more quatrains  made up of 2 rhymed   lines enveloping a rhymed couplet.
 Meter at the discretion of the poet
rhyme scheme ABbA BCcb CDdc DEed etc… 
From the Latin word for "patchwork," the cento (or collage poem) is a poetic form made up of lines from poems by other poets. 
Syllable Count: 4/5/6/7 3/4/5/6/7 2/3/4/5/6/7 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
Rhyme Scheme: 
 abcd eabcd feabcd gfeabcd
o   a poem in 22 lines, written in 3 quatrains, an octave and a couplet in that order.
Stanzaic, usually 5 or 6 nonce stanzas of identical pattern.
expected to be original in form. The metric length of the line, the number of lines in a stanza, the rhyme scheme was expected to be original.
A French poetic form and variation of the ballad form, it consists of five (or three) 11-line stanzas

A Russian Quatrain form. The name derives from the Russian meaning ''to speak fast''. Covering subject that range across the whole human experience and written in a manner that is usually satirical, ironic or humorous this is the Russian equivalent to the Limerick
a decastich, made up of 2 tercets followed by a quatrain.
written in no particular line length or meter although the form is often written in lines of equal length. Iambic tetrameter or pentameter lines are common.
rhymed Abb abA abbA , the A is a refrain.
This syllabic form was invented by Silent_Cougar
 and it's structure honors native American Heritage.

 syllabic, 5 to 7 syllable lines.rhymed, rhyme scheme either xaxa xaxa etc or xaxa xbxb etc.
A series of Katuata joined together. This gives a choice of form structures of ..... 5 - 7 - 7 - 5 - 7 - 7.. etc, or .. 5 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 7 - 5, or an alternative version of alternating 5 and 7 syllable lines.

Written in any number of single lines made up of 19 syllables divided into 3 rhymed 5 syllable phrases and ending in a 4 syllable phrase carrying a linking rhyme to the next line.
 A poem consisting of 10 lines with15 syllables per line
Rhyme scheme of  aabbcccabc
A poem of five cinquains.
The cinquain, also known as a quintain or quintet, is a poem or stanza composed of five lines. 
A series of Crapsey cinquains where line 5 of one,
is line 1 of the next.
a poem in 5 lines.
syllabic, 2-8-6-4-2 syllables per line.
a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
syllabic, lines of 8-6-10-6-8-2 syllables each.
rhyme scheme axbaxb, x being unrhymed.
Syllabic verse.  Two tercets plus a final line.
A trochee, a dactyl, then three trochees.
The first and last trochess may be spondees.
A whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bently,  at age 16.
Welsh form with three versions.
Quintet Version: Syllabic 8/8/4/4/6, Rhymed aabba
Five 3-line stanzas, for a total of 15 lines.
The last line of each stanza ends in a compound word and root of that word is   in the title.
A syllabic sestet with syllables 4/5/6/6/5/4
Rhyme pattern axaxxa
Simply a poem that the presented in the shape of an object.  Most often the titles.
Five or more 3-line stanzas, each line has eight syllables.
The first lines of all the stanzas can be read successively as an independent poem,
A poem consists of exactly two  stanzas, each being an octave.
The rhyme scheme is: abbaccab
First stanza: 5-7-9-11-13-15-17
Second stanza: 17-15-13-11-9-7-5
The last word of each line is the first word of the next line.
On the Cinquain page.

 4-line stanzas rhyming abab, with syllable counts of 7, 5, 7, 5. 
Being Irish, the lengths of the rhyming words are also specified, 
in this case as 3, 1, 3, 1.The 3's indicate the rhyming words MUST be three syllables long.
 stanzaic, written in 3 quatrains.
syllabic, with 5-3-5-3 5-3-5-3 5-3-5-3 syllables per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme abab cbcb dbdb.
An English Haiku analog.  Two lines of 17 syllables, 8/9 or 9/8
A cyclone is a poem that wraps around to form a loop it is made of 10 stanzas where the last 3 say what the first 3 said.
Earliest strata of British Celtic poetry

A minimum of Iambic Tetrameter Quatrains
axAA bxBB cxCC dxDD, etc.
Ends with a separate rhyming couplet.

syllables first two stanzas  is 8, 6, 8, 8, 6, 8.
Syllables for last stanza 6, 6, 6, 6, 8, 8 .
The rhyme scheme is ababcb cbcdcd bcbcee.
 Poem begins with quintain and is followed by any number of quatrains.
The first line of the poem is the last line of every verse.
They are isosyllabic, all having six syllalbles
Rhyme pattern: aabb
Four, 5 line stanzas each with syllable count of 5/7/9/7/5                
Rhyme Scheme: ababc  dcdee  ababc  dcdee
Decastich written in iambic pentameter.  By Shelly A. Cephas.
There are 3 set choices of rhyme scheme:
ababbcbcaa, ababbcbcbb, or ababbcbccc
A decasticth version of the sestina by Bob Newman
Your 10th line is comprised of your first four lines all together as one stand-alone line in quotation marks.
Each stanza has 4 lines of 7 syllables each, rhyming aabb, and both of these rhymes are deibide rhymes i.e. in the first line of each rhyming pair, the rhyming syllable is stressed, and in the second it is unstressed.
 The syllable count is 3, 7, 7, 1 and it rhymes aabb. It is essential to the form that the a rhymes have two syllables, and the b rhymes have one syllable.
Dekaaz has ten syllables in three lines:
2 syllables in the first line, 3 syllables in the second, 5 syllable
A Diamante is a seven-lined contrast poem set up in a diamond shape.
Syllabic: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1
Rhyme Pattern abbcbccaccbcbba. 
Noun, Adjective, Description,Feeling, Synonym
A six stanza poem where the first stanza has six line of six syllable, the next has five lines of 5 syllables, etc..
A syllabic three line poem.  10/10/2, Unrhymed
An 8 or 10 line single stanza poem, isosyllabic,
Rhyming ababcdcd or ababbccdcd
 It has 26 syllables: 7 in the first, second and third lines, and 5 in the last   line. (7-7-7-5).
 A fun form by Bob Newman using remote rhyme.  No rhyme within individual stanas, but in following stanzas.
 A 12-line poem: a quatrain of iambic pentameter rhyming abab
(2) a quatrain of "short and snappy" free verse, and
(3) a quatrain of blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter).
The final (12th) line is the same as the first line.
A ballade on steroids, this form has six octaves and may have a quatrain envoy. 
The first line of the first stanza is repetitive nonsense. The second line of the first stanza is the subject of the poem,  8 Lines.
Six decastitch  verses of ababbccdcD where the rhymes are consistent throughout and a possible envoy of ccdcD with D being a repeated refrain.
This is identical to the Ballade, except that both Lines 4 and 8 from the first stanza become refrains in succeeding stanzas.
Rhyme pattern: abaBbcbC  bBcC
A 35 line isosyllabic form divided into three ten line verses and a five-line envoi. Each line is usually eight or ten syllables long.
Rhyming Scheme:  ababbCcdcD
Each quatrain will have its own abab rhyme pattern,
Where the a-rhymes will always be feminine.
It is isosyllabic, each line being seven syllables.
Begin with any octet with any rhyme scheme and meter.
Break lines 1 and 4 into segments which can be broken in concert with that rhyme scheme.
Swap Line 1 to Line eight, after reversing those aforementioned sections
Swap Line 4 to Line seven in the same manner.
There are two tercet stanzas.
The first two lines in each have rhyming beginning and ending words.
The third line needs no rhyme, and summarize the first two.
No line length or meter requirements.
The dribble is a brief poem consisting of exactly 100 letters 
 syllabic, 4-6-5-5-5-10-10 / 4-6-5-5-5-10-10
rhymed Axxxxxb Axxxxxb , where A is a refrain.
The Duo-rhyme, a poetic form created by Mary L. Ports, is a 10 or 12-line poem, with the first two and last two lines having the same rhyme scheme, and the center of the poem (lines #3 through #8 or #10) having their own separate mono-rhyme scheme.
It has no metric requirement but each stanza alternates between 8 and six   syllable lines.  Each Stanza is required to begin with the same character of the alphabet.
Rhyme Scheme:  xaxa xbxb xcxc xdxd
 1.The first line of the Emmett is five WORDS long. Each word of the first line becomes the first word of the following lines. So the second word in line one becomes the first word of line two, the third word becomes the first word of line three, etc.
2. To make things a little more complex the Emmett has a
Rhyme scheme of a,b,b,a,b.

Staircase refrain of line 1
Meter:  8 or 10 syllable per line - though I have see it with but 4
Rhyme Scheme   Abab cAca adAd eaeA

Metered when quatrains, L1-L3 tetrameter, L4 dimeter.
 Rhymee Pattern: aaaB cccB dddB, etc.
Metered when quintains, L1, L2, and L5 dimeter, L3 & L4 tetrameter.
Rhyme Pattern: AbbbA AcccA AdddA, etc.
Stanzaic, written in any number of quintets
metered, most commonly iambic pentameter, although meter is optional.
This is a popular form of Quintain having no set measure or foot
rhyme scheme ababb, cdcdd etc.
The traditional Welsh form Englyn Milwr (soldier’s englyn):  three 7-syllable lines rimed on the last syllable. 

The form consists of three or more trimeter quintets, usually in Iambic where the 3rd line of each stanza rhymes with the first line of the following stanza, until the final stanza which rhymes with the first line of the poem. 
Syllalbic 8/9/9/9/8; Word Refrain A1bbbA2 A1cccA2…etc
In essence, the poem is about delicious cuisine and drinks from the culinary arts.  It consists of seven lines with thirty-three (33) syllables.
One or more hexasyllabic couplets with interlaced rhyme and end rhyme.
xbxcxa, where c rhyme is optional, and both b and c rhyme may occur at any syllable in the line (in proper order).
The first line is a monosyllabic word; the second line has two syllables, and so on, until the tenth line with, ultimately, ten syllables. 
Faceted Diamond is a verse form that is probably as complicated to read as to write.
A poem with a humorous pun as the conclusion.
A form based on the first 7 numbers of the fibonacci sequence 1,1,2,3,5,8,13.
I find references to the fifteener as being a very old poetic form, but with no specifications as to meter or rhyme.  Jeff's form requires lyrical meter and couplet rhyme.
15 lines, 8 syllables per line
Stanza 1: Aaabb
Stanza 2: cccbb
Stanza 3: dddaA

Two forms, a quatrain or a quintet, both iambic tetrameter for all lines buts the last, which is iambic hexamter.
Rhymed: aaba (with interlaced rhyme) or aabba

Meter: Tetrameter or Pentameter
Presented as two or more Octaves
Rhyming pattern: ababcccc  ddeeffff
Syllabic, No set meter, No set line-length, Rhymed, Refrain.  Haiku observations
 a small poem, a complete couplet.
syllabic, 4 syllable lines.  rhymed.  titled. 
Syllabic verse where rhyme letter correspondes to syllable count.
Simply poetry that reads as a coherent verse from top to bottom or when read from bottom to top.
Syllabic, where the nth line of the nth stanza becomes the nth line of the 6th Stanza.
Extensive end-line refrains.
A poem beginning with another poet’s single stanza, which become lines in your subsequent stanzas.
A Villanelle type poem with tercets alternating with rhymed or unrhymed couplets.
 two or more 8 line stanzas, each with the
refrain rhyming scheme of  ababcCab
with ONLY the "c-rhyme" requiring the same sound each stanza.
There is NO metric or line length requirement, EXCEPT that
lines 5 and 6 are shorter than the others.

Syllable: 8/7/8/7/7/7/7/7
Rhyme: ababxcxc
Refrain: Lines  5 through 7, first four syllables
The grooks are characterized by irony, paradox, brevity, precise use of language, sophisticated rhythms and rhymes and often satiric nature.
1. The form is created from 6 triplets and a quatrain.
2. Line one is repeated as lines 6, 12, 18, 21.
3. Line three is repeated as lines 9, 15, 22.
Complex Welsh form with two primary versions.

haibun may record a scene, or a special moment, in a highly descriptive and objective manner or may occupy a wholly fictional or dream-like space
A Haiga is a Haiku accompanied by a picture.
Tristitch with 17 or fewer syllable, no verbs, each line separate entity but contributing to whole.  Created by Louise Sipfle.
English-language Haiku may be shorter than seventeen syllables, though some poets prefer to keep to the 5-7-5 format.
This form consists of a six-line rhyming stanza.
In this form, the last letter of the first word of each line is the first letter of the first word of next line.
Rhyming scheme : ababab.
Vividly short poetry, like haikus only very different... 1 word, 2 words, 3  words and visa Vera.
Creating imagery or conclusions with only six words in all..
Meter: Iambic Trimeter
Rhyme Scheme: a/bb/aa/b c/dd/cc/d ee 
An Old English poetic form that consists of
 2, 2, 6, 6, 8, 8, 4, 4, 6, 6, 4, 4 syllable line lengths  - a total of 12 lines.
The true Huitain is a single verse, eight line poem with eight syllables per line. The rhyme scheme is: ababbcbc
abcaba deed ff    
12 syllables per line
Written as follows: Sestet/ Quatrain/Couplet  

It is a nine stanza poem.  It is syllabic.
 The first eight stanzas consist of both a four and five syllable line, in either order, followed by a "quip" of one or two words limited to three syllables.
Syllabic, Rhymed  abcbac def abcbac def gg

Stanza  4/6/5/7/8
rhymed  a b c a b
Stanza 2  8/7/5/6/4
Rhymed  d e f d e
Your title must be 8 syllables in length
3 sestets (6 lines)
1 ending line
19 lines in all
Every word in the first line should rhyme with the corresponding word in   line 2 - Except for one word; those words must have contrary meanings, but same syllable count.
Invented by Mark Andrew J Terry
A poem consisting of any number of sestets, each having 8 syllables, and rhyming abababor ababba, with the final couplet indented, and inverting the meaning of the first four lines.
abcabc, iambic tetrameter
Syllablic 1/3/5/7/7/5/3/1 Unrhymed, Centered
5 quatrain REFRAIN stanzas
10 syllables to each line
Rhyme scheme: aabb bbcc bbdd aadd aaff
Metered,  5 or 7 character or word lines.
(lines should be same length)
composed of 4 lines.   Often erotic.

Mono-rhyme quintet with line length growing from 6 to ten syllables
Internal rhyme require for every line, starts with word two of line 1
then "jumps" up a word each line until the last,
where it jumps back one word.

Syllabic, 19 syllables or less.  Usually a tercet. 5-7-7. This can also be reduced to a 5-7-5 syllable count if desired.
emotive, not necessarily logical.
An Israeli version of the Haiku.  10/7/6 syllables
a celebration of family and African-American culture, a praise poem.
a septastich, a poem in 7 lines
measured by 7 words in each line.
written with no word exceeding 7 letters.

It consist of six quatrains, each set of three having only two rhymes.
Verse one and two being mono-rhyme, and verse three being alternating or cross rhyme.
Quatrains with last line refrain.
Quatrains, Syllabic: 11/9/11/9  9/7/7/9  11/9/11/9 9/7/9/7  11/9/11/9
hymed: abab baab abab baab abab or abab cddc efef ghhg ijij
Every line starts with an anapest
Syllabic 8/7/8/7 Rhymed abab, Anapestic
Syllabic, 5/5/2,Rhymed aab
Minimum of  two triplets per stanza
Any number of stanzas.

The LaJemme is a 5 stanza form created by poets Laura Lamarca and Jem Farmer.
Syllalbic:10/10/10/10  8/8/8/6 8/8/8/6  10/10/10/10  10/10/10/10
An Afghan syllabic form, Syllabic, unrhymed couplet 9/13
It contains a minimum of 4 stanzas, with no maximum length limit.
 A strict syllable count of 9/8/9/8 is required per stanza.
A1BCA2 abca abca A1BCA2
It contains a minimum of 4 stanzas, with no maximum length limit.
A strict syllable count of 9/8/9/8 is required per stanza.
A B A2 C   abac  abac  …  AB A2 B C
The Lanturne is a five-line CENTERED verse shaped like a Japanese
lantern with a syllabic pattern of  one, two, three, four, one.
A hybrid (variation) of both the Villanelle and the Terzanelle forms.
It consists of 6 tercets and 1 quatrain ending with a refrain made up of lines 1 and 3.   A1bA2 bcb cdc ded efe fbf ggA1A2
An 8 line poem with the  final line being only four syllables
Simply Trochaic Tetrameter, with catalectic feet providing the bold rhyme  Rhyme pattern:  ababcdcd
Tree or more sestets, internal rhyme,
x(a/b)a(a/b)x(cB), pentasyllabic, Meter not required. 
Two quatrains with a fixed rhyme scheme of abcb, defe.  The fun part of this poem is thrown in here as all the FIRST words of each verse should rhyme. There is no fixed syllable structure to the Lento, but keeping a good, flowing rhythm is recommended.
A long refrain poem with 3 or more 12 line stanzas.
The Rhyme pattern is  AABBCCDDEEAABBffgghhiiAACCjjkkllmmAA etc.
A Retourne-like refrain poem
There once was a guy from Nantucket....
Consists of two or more quatrains of set syllabic length. 8/8/8/3
and with a specified rhyme pattern zzza
Invented by Lisa LaGrange
 sixains made up of 2 tercets each.
syllabic, 8-4-2-8-4-2 8-4-2-8-4-2.
rhymed, rhyme scheme aabccb ddeffe.
Word structured stanzas with several options
Quatrains,4 with 11 syllable, 1 with 5 syllables.  Unrhymed.
Syllabic, 6/8/6/8/6/8..., a(a/b)b(b/c)c(c/d)d(d/a)
2 octave stanzas followed by a single line
12 syllables each line – formulistic
abababab cdcdcdcd d rhyme scheme
Kelly Lune,    Syllables: 5-3-5
Collom Lune,    Words:  3-5-3
Any topic, meter, rhyme, metaphor allowed.
A isosyllabic (all lines the same number of syllables) octet, with 5,6, or 7 syllable lines.   It is formulistic and unrhymed.
 a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines.
syllabic, 2-3-4-5-4-3-2 syllables per line.
unrhymed, each line should end with strong word.
All lines are 10 syllables.
All end-rhyme is mono-rhyme.
Internal separate mono-rhyme occurs on syllable 5 of each line.
 a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines.
syllabic, 4-6-8-4-2 syllables per line.
rhymed, axaxa x being unrhymed.
titled and centered on the page.
 It is syllabic, each stanza being a sestet of 11/8/11/11/11/8 syllables.
It is metrical, with the long lines consisting of three anapestic feet and an iamb, and each short line consisting of two anapestic feet and an iamb.
Rhyme pattern:  xabbba
dactylic, formulistic, hexasyllabic, stanzaic
 abcabc defdef ghigg, Created by chasingtheday of AP.
 cross-rhyme, formulistic, stanzaic
Themed:          about a holiday or anniversary.
Stanzaic:          sestet consisting of two tercets
Syllabic:            8/6/2/8/6/2  Rhymed:           abcabc
It consists of four or more quatrains, the first three lines being written in iambic   tetrameter and the last line being written in iambic trimeter.
Of course poets so inclined may substitute trochaic meter.
 syllabic, 7-5-7-5-7-6-7-6-7-7 syllables per line. All but L6 & L8 begin and end on a stressed syllable. L6 & L8 have feminine endings.
rhyme x a x a x b x b c c, x being unrhymed. Word Refrain.
 syllabic, all lines 4 syllables long.
rhymed, rhyme scheme xxaxxa xxbxxb.
composed with L3,L6,L9,L12 indented.
The Minute Poem is a 60 syllable verse form, one syllable for each second in a minute. The theme should be an event that is over and done   completely, as in a minute. Since the dominant line is short the effect is likely humorous, whimsical or semi-serious.
A titled, unrhymed  decastich (10 line poem)
syllabic, 2-4-6-8-2  2-8-6-4-2 syllables per line.
Created by Glenda L. Hand.
Usually unrhymed.
17 syllables in five lines. Syllable Count: 1-3-5-7-1
Created by Shelly A. Cephas, formulistic
l or more stanzas of 6 lines, word repeat
rhymed or not
The poem is formed by three or more quatrains where two lines within the quatrain are the "mirrored refrain" or alternating refrain.  
The rhyme scheme is as follows: xaBA, xbAB, xaBA, xbAB, etc.. 
Created by Mary Lou Healy. 5/3/5/3/4ababa
Four five line stanzas, first line repeats in each stanza, 6 syllable lines, and lines three and five rhyme.
Rhyme pattern: Abcdc Aefgf Ahiji Aklml 
Monk’s Tale Stanza
It starts, ends and is titled after a single word. It follows a mono rhyme scheme.  Each line is typically as short as possible, and the scenarios expressed become increasingly absurd.
This form requires the poet to begin with a couplet, then augment each succeeding stanza with one more line
Each stanza is to be independent mono-rhyme.
An 18 line poem consisting of two octaves and a couplet, with part-line and full-line refrains.
Each stanza contains four lines in monorhyme. Each line is in tetrameter (four metrical feet) for a total of eight syllables. What makes the monotetra so powerful as a poetic form, is that the last line contains two metrical feet, repeated. It can have as few as one or two stanzas, or as many as desired.
9 line syllalbic poem, 2/4/2 2/4/2 2/4/2
Rhymed  aba cdc efe.  Invent by Emily Romano
2 Sestets (6 lines per stanza)
Rhyme scheme:  abcddd
Internal and External rhyme using the same pattern, on every line.
8 syllables : Stanzas 1 -3
7 syllables  :Stanza 2 and couplet
Rhyming Scheme is: abba bccb cddc ee
A four line poem consisting of from 20 to 25 syllables.
Complex Syllabic Stanza arrangement
9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1, centered, lines 9, rhyme any, syllabic
A nine line poem, Syllabic, 8 syllables per line
Rhyme Scheme: aabccbddb
Created by Scott J. Alcorn
An Irish octet with unspecified line length and meter.
Rhyming aaab cccb.
syllabic, 2-4-6-8-8-6-4-3 syllables per line. Not a typo, the last line takes 3 syllables but the last word must be the same as the first.
rhymed or unrhymed. If it is rhymed the rhyme scheme is AbcdbcdA.
It comprises eight lines as TWO TERCETS and a COUPLET
Refrain line, internal rhyme in one line
Abb a(c/c)a bA  or A bba (c/c)ab A
Two stanzas of 8 lines each.  By Shelly A. Cephas
Each line has a syllable count of 5
The set rhyme scheme is: abcdedfd  ghcgigdd
The Octelle, created by Emily Romano, is a poem consisting of eight lines using personification and symbolism in a telling manner. The syllable count structure for this verse is 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, and the rhyme scheme is aa/bb/cc/aa. The first two lines and the last two lines are identical.
 a poem in 8 lines, an octastich.
syllabic, 4-4-6-6-8-8-6-6 syllables per line.
unrhymed and no feminine or falling end words
Created by Glenda L. Hand.
Usually unrhymed.
17 syllables in five lines. Syllable Count: 1-3-5-7-1
Also by Glenda L. Hand; 1/3/5/7/1/7/5/3/1
A poem praising a person place or thing.
internal and end-rhyme schemes.
Internal rhyme is on syllable 4 or 5 each line.
Internal ~ abbaaccb External ~ deeddffe

A Ottava Rima is a poem written in 8-line octaves.
Each line is of a 10 or 11 syllable count in
the following rhyme: one octave poem. abababcc
10-line verse that rolls out in measured segments, then goes back and picks up   the short threads for the final unraveling.
aa bb cc cddc
A very difficult poem to compose with specified metric feet, required alliteration, intenal rhyme and consonant rhyme.
A palindrome, by definition, is a word, phrase, verse, sentence, or even poem that reads the same forward or backward. 
The pantoum consists of a series of quatrains rhyming abab in which the second and fourth lines of a quatrain recur as the first and third lines in the succeeding quatrain; each quatrain introduces a new second rhyme as bcbc, cdcd
Complex- The first two lines as well as the third and fourth lines of the first three stanzas must be the same (repeat).  Where it begins to get difficult and become more of a poetic puzzle is when reaching fifth and sixth lines.  These lines must contain all the words from the preceding four lines within the stanza using them only once to form completely new lines.
it maintains strict syllable line count of your choosing:
8*6*8*6, 8*8*8*8, 10*10*10*10, etc...and that each line must begin (anywhere you like) with the last portion of the preceding line.
  Cambodian verse - four lines of four syllables each, where lines two and three rhyme. When a poem consists more than one stanza, the last line of the previous stanza rhymes with the second and third lines of the following one.
Line 1 of each verse in Iambic Tetrameter
Lines 2-4 are Iambic trimeter.
The trimeter lines share mono-rhyme.

The form consists of one or more octaves where the 1st and 5th lines are Iambic Trimeter with and extra unaccented syllable
da DUM  da DUM  da DUM da (Technically two iambs and an amphibrach)
The remaining lines are proper Iambic Trimeter
Two or more hexameter mono-rhyme quatrain stanzas, each followed by the same mono-rhyme couplet.
Rhyme pattern: aaaa BB cccc BB..  Created by Penelope Allen.
syllabic, 8-6-4-2-2-4-6-8 syllables per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme aabbccdd.
L1 & L3      two pentibrach feet
L2               a pentibrach followed by a secundus paeon
L4               a pentibrach followed by an iamb  
syllabic count 2-4-7-8-6; line 1 is the subject; line 2 gives description
line 3, action; line 4, the setting; line 5, final thought.
Form Created by John Madison Shaw, Sr., aka Arkbear on Allpoetry
MUST have 5 Quatrains - No Set Line length - No Set Meter
The Nth line of each quatrain must rhyme with each other.
Letter use restrictions.
The Piaku form takes part of its name from the fact that the syllable count for each line matches the digits in Pi.
A three line form related to Haiku with no restrictions.
Only one word is allowed in the title followed by a single seven-line stanza.  The first word in each line begins with the same letter as the title.
Two stanzas with different thoughts, linked by a one line stanza set off with tildes.
9/8/7/6: abab   7/8/9: cdc   9/8/7: cdc   6/7/8/9: fgfg
This is a stanzaic, form requiring 4 quatrains.
It is syllabic with two forms, either 5/6/5/6  repeating
or 6/5/6/5 repeating.
Minimum 16 lines, No meter specified.
Refrains: The Nth line of the first quatrain is the first line of the Nth quatrain.

Two octets with rhyme pattern abcdabcd abcdabcd
Each Octet consists of two Quatrains, where
Line 1 is tetrameter  Line 2 Dimeter  Line 3 Trimeter  Line 4 Dimeter
3 or more Octets, each having the following syllable count:
8/8/8/6/8/8/8/6, that is to say Iambic Tetrameter in lines 1/2/3/ and 5/6/7, and Iambic Trimeter in lines 4 and 8.
The rhyme scheme is as follows: a/a/(bb)/c, d/d/(ee)/c.
The first line of stanza 1 is repeated as a refrain line as the second line of stanza 2, the third line of stanza 3 and the last line of stanza 4.
There is no set meter or rhyme scheme.
A sestina-like form with 5 keywords and a couplet envoi.
A syllabic 3-line poem, 7/5/3, unrhymed, where L1 poses a question and L2 an L3 provide answers.
abCabC DeFdeF D, syllabic, no meter requierment

Created by Adaline Reilly, aka -AJ on Allpoetry
Rhyming: abab - Syllable Count: 12/7/12/7
There are no requirements for specific meter.
 A traditional Irish quatrain of 7-syllable lines ('old-school'),   or 8-6-8-6,
ending in 2-syllable words all linked by consonance  (in its old  meaning,  having the same vowels'),   with at least two cross-rimes in each couplet   (can be consonance in first but should be rime in second) 
 and alliteration in every line, which in the second couplet   must be between the last two stressed words in each line,  and with the dunedh, of course (ending in the same word, phrase,   or line it began with).
Very Difficult Ancient Irish quatrain.
It consists of two quatrains and a couplet
with syllables of 8/7/8/7/10/10
rhyming abab cdcd ee
aabb,or abab, or abcb, 4 quatrains, Spanish, stanzaic, tetrameter

The RemyLa Rhyme Form, a form c, consists of 4 quatrain stanzas.
 The syllable count per stanza is 8/10/12/8 rhymed abca defd ghig jklj.
Created by Laura Lamarca
It consists of three, four-line (Quatrain) stanzas (12 lines)
Lines 1-4 in the opening stanza are the refrain lines
Invented by Renee Mathews Jackson
Each line of the first of four quatrains, is successively the first line of the following quatrains
The ONLY requirement of this form, is that you use reverse words where ever you might otherwise choose to use rhyme.
Instead of rhyming, the last words of the lines are  backwards (reversed) where rhymes would be.
A poem consisting of One stanza of Rhyme,
one stanza of haiku, and one stanza of free verse.
The order of the components is up to the poet.
A poem wherein the Nth word of every line in each stanza has N-syllables.
Welsh form.
A four syllable line, each stanza can be of three, four or five lines a..a..a..B.  The next stanza rhymes the similar c..c..c..B.  
Simply a Rhupunt presented as a long line with internal rhyme.
It is isosyllabic (all lines the same length) with 3, 4, or 5 tetrameter feet.
French origin.  External rhyme only.  Isosyllabic.
Stanzaic, any number of sixains made up of two tercets.
accentual, folk meter of normal speech. L1,L2, L4, L5 are longer lines of a similar length,
L3 and L6 are shorter lines of the same length.
rhymed, rhyme scheme aabccb, ddeffe, etc

Seven lines, usually in iambic pentameter.
Rhyme scheme is a-b-a-b-b-c-c. The stanza can be constructed  either as a tercet and two couplets (aba bb cc) or (abab bcc)
Starting your first line with a two syllable word, you then consecutively increase the number of syllables per line by two. i.e. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10  Then down again, 8, 6, 4, 2 Making the final line the same two syllable word you began with. 
1. Pen a line with any number of syllables.
2. For the next line, add one syllable and rhyme with the preceding line.
3. Subtract two syllables and choose a new rhyme word.
Repeat instructions 2 thru 3 until instruction 3 would create a zero syllable line.  Invented by Thomas Horton
Old Irish form. Stanzaic, isosyllabic, syllables 6,rhymed, cross-rhyme,
It is similar to the Monometic form but with the additional constraint of line-length in feet being required to match the stanza line count.
Four or more tercet stanzas plus concluding single line.
aba cdc efe ghg x, meter not required, refrain required
Internal rhyme in line 2 of each stanza
Tuscan form, octave, rhyming

It is written in iambic tetrameter with
Any number of mono-rhyme quatrain stanzas, and an
ending rhyming couplet. (Becomes Sonnet with 3 stanzas and volta
Any number of dactylic stanzas rhymed abab, with cross-rhyme where the first   7 syllables of line 1 become line 4.  Syllabic variations.

It is composed of fifteen lines, eight to ten syllables each, divided stanzaically into a quintet, a quatrain, and a sestet. The rentrement consists of the first few words or the entire first line of the first stanza, rhyme: aabba aabR aabbaR
 It uses only two rhymes throughout, repeats whole lines, and has an awkward repeated half-line at the end.
Syllabic    4/8/4/8/8/8/4
Rhymed  A  b A a  b  b  A
Where A is the refrain
Rhyme Pattern: ababR cdcdR..etc.
Syllables: 8/8/8/8/6
Created by Victoria Sutton
A sestet and a quintet, each ending with a short line
taken from the beginning of line 1.
The only kind of ode that specifies a particular rhyming scheme - ababccddc, with syllable counts of 10, 4, 10, 4, 10, 10, 4, 4, 8. 
Two different syllabic sestets, rhymed abaaba or ababba
Refrain poetry, two quatrains plus either a quintet or sestet.
ABba abAB abbaA or ABba abAB abbaAB
Complex four sestet poem with 12 repeating couplets, one of which repeats as each stanzas last two lines.  

A syllabic, stanzaic for consisting of five quintains
Rhyming aabbc ccdde eeffg gghhc, refrains similare to a Rondeau.
Created by Mary Sullivan Boren
Persian origin. Rhymed aaxa.
15 or 16 syllable isosyllabic lines
Any number of quatrains rhymed in two or three syllable mono-rhyme.
 Deplorably funny couplet poems, frequently not in best of taste.
A poem with one or more 10 line stanzas of optional specific lengths with two line refrains taken from the three preceding long lines.
Rhyming pattern: ababccddee
 Syllabic, each stanza consisting 3 Sapphic Lines plus a Adonic line.
Metrical.  The Sapphic lines being trochaic with the central foot being a dactyl (11 syllables), and  The Adonic lines being a dactyl followed by a trochee (5 syllables)
Rhymed, the pattern being abab.
Septet stanza, usually in iambic tetrameter
Rhyming axa bcbc
 syllabic, 2-4-6-6-4-2 syllables per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme abccba deffed ghiihg etc.
isosyllabic, stanzaic one or more sextets ,abccba
Complex syllabic quatrain, 8/7/87 with end-rhyme,
cross-rhyme, internal rhyme, word repeat
Japanese, syllabic 5/7/7 5/7/7
 a poem in six lines, a hexastich.
syllabic, 3-7-6-5-4-3 syllables per lines.
Seven line poem, beings with one syllable, increases by
one each line until 4, then decreases by one until done.
 a heptastich, a poem in seven lines.
syllabic, 4-6-10-4-6-10-4 syllables per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme ababcca.
Verse requiring exactly 14 words
 in tercet and quatrain in either order.

It is a stanzaic poem, with six 5-line stanzsa
It is isosyllabic, requiring 7 syllable per line.Rhyme Scheme: aabba   Sliding Refrain

Syllabic  6/8/8/6/8/6,  rhyme    abbaba
a Lines Iambic Trimeter, b Lines Iambic Tetrameter
Created by Caroline Ann Gordon
A fairly difficult 39 line poem consisting of six septets and one tercet, all reqired to re-use the end words from the first stanza, in different lines as the end-word.  Metered, Un-rhymed.
Rhymed: ababab, iambic pentameter, specific  word-scheme
Invented by Algernon  Swinburne
Algernon Charles Swinburne developed the double sestina, a twelve-line, twelve stanza form with a six line envoi for the masochistic poet
This is a syllabic, unrhymed poem in seven lines  4/5 5/4 4/4/5
Three sestets and a couplet with last line extended with caesura
Rhyme scheme: ababab cdcdcd efefef gg or abcabc defdef ghighi jj
Eleven line brevity form. 8/2/8/2/8/2/8/2/8/2/8
Rhymed abbacddceff
Meter: Iambic trimeter, EXCEPT line three which is iambic tetrameter
Rhymed: xaxa xbxb ... Any number of stanzas

 Sicilian sestet had no set meter, but the anglicised version uses Iambic tetrameter or pentameter.
The rhyme pattern is as follows; ababab
Korean form.  Syllabic, structured, unrhymed.
Each of three lines being from 14 to 16 syllables.
Lines of verse  without stanza breaks, written in mono-rhyme changed at the whim of the poet.  All lines have two accented syllables
A common meter poem, where  with rhyme pattern (ax)axa
Where (ax) indicates that end-line is unrhymed, but that there is interleaved rhyme from the first section of the first line to end following end-rhyme.
There is a partial refrain from first to last stanza.
It has three lines (called the hook, the line and the sinker) of irregular length.   The rhyming structure is AAB.
Three line poem: 6/12/6, a(b/b)a
 It can be written in 3 quatrain stanzas and a couplet or 
with an Octave(8) and a Sestet(6) lines. 
The rhyme scheme is as follows:A1,A2,B1,c,c,B2,A1,A2,d,d,B1,B2,A1,A2
Each documented below
A ten line poem
Five couplets
Rhyme Scheme: aabbccddee
Usually Iambic tetrameter or petameter
1. The form is created from three stanzas.
These consist of two quatrains and one couplet.
Variations include the Mini-Dorn with the couplet in the middle.

1. The form comprises of two stanzas. These are a sestet and a quatrain.
2. The sestet and quatrain may appear either way round, but the more usual design is the sestet first.
Rhyme Scheme: ababab cdcd
1. This form comprises of two cinquains.
2. There is no set meter or rhyme scheme, though iambic pentameter or tetrameter is common.
Invented by Sherman Ripley. It consists of 7 lines in pentameter, predominately iambic, with two stanzas, rhyming abba cbc. It is, essentially, half of a sonnet.
Stanzaic, 4  centered quatrains
Rhyme Scheme: abba        ccdd        efef        abba
syllabic               5/6/7/8   8/7/6/5   5/6/7/8   8/7/6/5
Created by Jan Turner, consists of two or more 6-line stanzas.
Interlaced rhyme betweent lines 1 and two
Rhyme scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c
A lyrical octave with three major versions.
Sestet, metrical, isosyllabic lines, one or two refrain lines
Rhymed: aabbcC or AabbaA for three or more stanzas.
 Stanzaic, consisting of two or more quintets.
Each stanza is syllabic 7/4/5/3/5
Rhyme pattern: aabba
Syllabic: 10/8/10/8/10/10/10/8/10/8
Refrain:  Requires the last half of L5 to repeat in each stanza
Rhymed: xaxaBbxaxa xcxcBbxcxc xdxdBbxdxd

This is a form Invented by British Poet Luke Prater
it comprises ten lines, ten syllables per line, following the rhyme-scheme/structure  aBa BcBc DcD where lowercase are iambic pentameter and uppercase are trochaic pentameter 
The form has an Ottava Rima framework in which the sections of the first line   are swapped to become the last line of the stanza.
Within the Swap Quatrain each stanza in the poem must be a quatrain (four lines) where the first line is reversed in the fourth line.
 stanzaic, written in 2 sixains.
syllabic, 4-4-6-4-4-6 syllables per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme xxaxxa xxaxxa.
 It is stanzaic, consisting of any number of stanzas.
It is Syllabic: 10/10/6/10/10/10/6/10/10/10
It is Rhymed: abbacdecde
It is composed in iambic meter.
See Sestina - Swinburne's Double, above.
Rhyming pattern: ABccdbAB,
The "b" rhymes are all iambic trimeter,  all other lines  are feminine rhymes  utilizing footless iambic tetrameter. Plus there is a trochaic version. 
Unlimited number of quatrains, rhyming  abbab, with the first stanza repeated as closing refrain. Syllable 11/8/11/11/8.
Twelve-line, twelve stanza form with a six line envoi for the masochistic poet.
 Stanzaic,   any number of   sixains or sestets.
isosyllabic, 5 syllable lines.
rhyme at the discretion of the poet.
written describing a single image.
written with a title that includes the word "tableau"
A Filipino isosyllabic rhymed statzaic poem. 7/7/7/7
Three sestets and a couple all in Alexandrine meter.
Four quatrain stanzas,3 (2/3/3/12) + 2/3/3/4,, aaxx bbxx ccxx ddxx, Sponndee + Dactyl + Free Verse created by L. Allen Bacon aka Allen A Dale
 a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
syllabic, 4-4-4-8-8-4 syllables per line.
unrhymed. Composed with a refrain, L3 is repeated as L6.
It is syllabic 5/4/5  5/4/5  8/6
Rhyme pattern  aba aba aa
No meter is required.  Invented by Amanda J. Norton
Chained rhyme aba bcb cdc ded d or aba bcb cdc ded dd , iambic pentameter optional, Line-length 11 syllables
ABA' bCB cDc dED eFE fAFA', iambic pentameter, Exactly 19 Lines refrain, rhymed, stanzaic
 5 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 syllables (total of 20).
If more than one verse must follow suit with an inverted syllable count.
Tetractys can also be reversed and written 10, 4, 3, 2, 1. Ray Stebbing.
 4 cinquains.
The patterns of the cinquains change from stanza to stanza.

rhyme scheme Abcde edcba abcde edcbA.
 A syllabic limerick without metric requirements
syllabic, lines of 8-6-4-4-6.
rhyme xabba, xcddc etc.
 a poem in 12 lines made up of 4 tercets.
syllabic, 6-7-10 per line.
rhymed, rhyme scheme abc abc dec dec.
Syllabic,9/8/7/6/7/8/9/9,Stanzaic,rhymed,AabbccddccddaA*AA*,refrain, Exactly 16 lines,meter optional,thematic,Alberto Jose Alvarez Gonzalez
Syllabic, 2/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/2, refrain, rhymed, Created by VictoriaSutton
The author provided no other specifications than that the poem must consist of six or more tercets, but in his sample poem the first two lines were shorter than the third.
Rhyme pattern aab ccb dde ffe ggh iif

The Tri-fall, created by Jan Turner,
consists three 6-line stanzas, for a total of 18 lines.              

Rhyme Scheme: abcabc  
Line-length  for each stanza is as follows: 6/3/8/6/3/8.       
This is a form with any number of quatrains, usually written in iambic tetrameter.
All lines except the last are mono-rhymed.
The last is a refrain, being the first four syllables of line one repeated.         

3 nine line stanzas, refrain, rhymed ababccddc,
Syllabic 8/6/8/6/8/4/8/4/8,
 Created by Jan Turner
A tristitch, syllabic, 4/8/4, rhyming aba, using the word "rose"

 a four stanza poem in which the first stanza has four lines
and the last three stanzas have three lines each, with the first line of each repeating the respective line of the first stanza
Word count form of 3 or more 7 line stanzas
line-length optional,  meter optional, Only 8 lines, refrain,
rhymed ABaAabAB
Four three-line verses and one rhyming couplet iambic tetrameter or iambic pentameter Each 3 line verse is an unrhymed triplet 2 rhyme schemes: abc abc abc abc dd  or abc cba abc cba dd
The poem consists of Three 5-line stanzas
There are two styles,each having a triplet mono-rhyme.
 Version 1:  aaaBB cccBB dddBB
 Version 2:  aaBBB ccBBB ddBBB
syllabic 3/6/9/12/9/6/3 7 unrhymed lines
Always centered, Created by Shelly Cephas
"Jack and Jill Rhyme"  (a-a)b(c-c)b

 3 verses, 5 lines each. Lines 3 and 4 of verse 1 (Refrain) repeat in verses 2 and 3. The syllable count for each stanza is 9, 7, 5, 3, 1 and has an aaAAb rhyme scheme
Lexical 10 lines  123 321 231 (123)
 It is syllabic, each stanza being 10/10/6/5 syllables.
Rhymes: aabcbc, where the b-rhymes are feminine.
8/5/8/5  Trochee, anapest, abab, where a-rhymes are feminine
 A syllable for of 3,6,9,12,12,9,6,3, with two tercets and a couplet.  It is thematic with last line being the title.
Trolaan, created by Valerie Peterson Brown,
is a poem consisting of 4 quatrains.
Each quatrain begins with the same letter. The rhyme scheme is abab.
Four or five tercet stanzas with independent mono-rhyme.
There is no line-length or meter requirement.
The defining requirement of the form is that some part  of each of the first two lines be "twisted"
together in forming the third stanza line which MUST INCLUDE INTERNAL RHYME.
4 lines of 2 syllables each (descriptive) incorporated into 2 lines of 9 syllables each.
Sometimes known as Reverse Rhyming Haiku
Syllables: 7/5/7   Monorhyme
 stanzaic, written in no more than 3 sixains.
syllabic, 10-6-10-6-10-10 syllalbes per line.
rhymed ababcc dededeff ghghghii.
Stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains.
Metered at the discretion of the poet.
Rhymed, including multiple internal rhyme sounds.
Rhyme scheme (a-a-a)(a-b-b)(b-c-c)(c-d-d) (e-e-e)(e-f-f)(f-g-g)(g-h-h)etc.
In free verse style 
The Vignette is also the name of a syllabic invented verse form introduced by Fozari Rockwood found in Pathways for the Poet by Viola Berg 1977
Dual Refrain  AbA' abA abA' abA abA' abAA'
A Villonnet is a hybrid of the Villanelle and the Sonnet. It has the Iambic Pentameter of both, but holds the four-stanza/line structure of the sonnet, while utilizing the two-line rhyme nature of the villanelle. The final stanza replaces the sonnet couplet with a typical villanelle tercet.
stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains.
syllabic, 6-6-6-4 syllables per line.
rhymed, feminine rhyme used aaab cccb dddb
 19 line syllabic poem
Pattern:   1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1
 Seven line poem
Syllable Pattern:  3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 7
It is a single verse of five iambic tetrameter lines in monorhyme
which answers some asked or un-asked question. Created by Gloria Kim
A refrain form consisting of a minimum of two sestets
Rhyme scheme ababcC.  Meter and line length optional.
 It is stanzaic, consisting of any number of octains.
It is syllabic 10/10/6/10/10/10/10/10
It is metric, using iambic meter.
It is rhymed, the pattern being: abccbadd
Created by Jan Turner, consists of 2 or more stanzas of 6 lines each;
Syllabic: 14, 14, 8, 8, 8, 8, 14, 14
Rhyme Scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c,d,d.  Created by Jan Turner 
Every line is linked to the line preceding it a word or by derivation of a word  in the preceding line or by a homonym of   that word, or apparently by a derivative of a false rhyme of that word.
Syllabic, 4/4/4/4/5 to 11, straircase rhyme, topical, Burmese
Syllabic, staircase rhyme left and right, not topical, Lawrencealot
A syllabic poem of 12 lines, largely iambic pentameter.
Stanzaic, syllabic, 9/7/9/9, abcb, internal rhyme L3, refrain S1L3, min 12L, max none, meter none, created by Laura Lamarca
syllabic, 8-8-8-8 6-6-6-6 4-4-4-4 2-4-6-8 syllables per line.
rhymed, Abab cdcd efef gagA.  Multiple internal refrains
 The overall rhyming scheme for the poem is aaa/bbba/ccca/ddda/.
A two line poem, each line with a caesura composed of a double space.

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