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Double Ballade Supreme

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

This reminds me of the name of a pie at Bakers Square, but is actually a 60 or 65 line poem. It is like a ballade supreme with three extra verses that may not have the envoy. In short, it will have six verses of ababbccdcD where the rhymes are consistent throughout and a possible envoy of ccdcD with D being a repeated refrain.

Like the ballade, double ballade, and ballade supreme, it is strictly syllabic verse of any one length. I’m sure the French preference would be alexandrines.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
ababbccdcD
ababbccdcD
ababbccdcD
ababbccdcD
ababbccdcD
ababbccdcD
ccdcD
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

10

 
Line/Poem Length: 

65

 
See Also:  

Ballade, Ballade Supreme, Canzone II, Chanso, Double, Double Ballade

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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