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Bouts-Rimés

Type:  

Generative Method

 
Description: 

French for "rhymed ends," a Bouts-Rimés poem is created by one person creating a list of rhymed words and giving it to someone else, who in turn writes lines that end with the rhyming words, in the same order as given. Said to have been invented by a seventeenth-century French poet named Dulot, Bouts-Rimés poems were popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when they were called "Crambo" in English.

 
Attributed to: 

Dulot

 
Origin: 

French

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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