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Cameo

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Simple

 
Description: 

The cameo is a purely syllabic form. Six lines, syllables: 2, 5, 8, 3, 8, 7, 2.

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
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Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

7

 
Line/Poem Length: 

7

 
See Also:  

Cinquain, Septet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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