Whittled Words – Tricube Poem

Unlike the many classical forms we have already covered in this series, the Tricube is a newer form and relatively unknown. Plus, it is fun and easy to learn.

Oh, Calliope

I have come to write,
On this page so white,
But the words will not seem to come…

Whittled Words – Rimas Dissolutas Poem

Another French troubadouric form, popular with 12th and 13th century poets, Rimas Dissolutas is a poem that rhymes and does not rhyme.

Whittled Words – Monotetra Poem

Personally, I like the rhyme scheme and the repetitive final line of each stanza. I also appreciate the flexibility of this form in terms of how long or short the poem can be.

Whittled Words – Shadorma Poem

Shadorma is a Spanish poetic form composed of any number of 6-line stanzas. No required rhyme schemes. A great way to hone syllabic meter. Simple as that!

Whittled Words – Madrigal Poem

The madrigal originated as an Italian form, as a pastoral song.

Whittled Words – Lai Poem

The lai is another French form. It is a nine-line poem or stanza that uses an “a” and “b” rhyme following this pattern: aabaabaab.

Whittled Words – Ottava Rima Poem

With an Italian origin, the earliest known use of the ottava rima poetry form dates back to the fourteenth century, when the form was introduced into the Italian literary scene by poet Giovanni Boccaccio.

Whittled Words – Hay(na)ku Poem

Hay(na)ku is a simple poetic form, and it is also one of the newest.

Whittled Words – Huitain Poem

The huitain is actually a derivative of the French ballade. In fact, it is a complete 8-line poem composed of one ballade stanza.

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