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Crown of Sonnets

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement

 
Description: 

Seven linked Petrarchan Sonnets where the last line of each becomes the first of the next and the last line of the seventh is the same as the first of the first. Since a crown is considered to be one 98-line poem, the end words should all be unique except in the repeated lines, and each rhyme set should be new.

 
Schematic: 
AbbaabbacdcdcD
DeeddeedfgfgfG
GhhgghhgijijiJ
JkkjjkkjlmlmlM
MnnmmnnmopopoP
PqqppqqprsrsrS
SttssttsuauauA
 
Weaknesses: 

This is not a form for those with short attention spans.

 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

14

 
Line/Poem Length: 

98

 
See Also:  

Corona, Petrarchan Sonnet, Sonnet

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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