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Diminishing Verse

Type:  

Structure, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement

 
Description: 

Letters or sounds are deleted from the beginning of the last word in successive lines of each verse. So, the last words might be agrieve, greave, reave, and eave.

Each new verse starts a new rhyming cycle. The number of lines in a verse is up to the poet.

 
See Also:  

Echo Verse

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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