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French Rhymed Sestina

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, End Word Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

This is a sestina that starts off with the end words in the first verse rhymed: abcbca. It follows the normal folding pattern.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
Rhyme: abcbca in first stanza

End-word folding:
123456
615243
364125
532614
451362
246531

Envoy either 531 or 135.

The envoy also contains the other end words
embedded in the lines (246).
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

6

 
Line/Poem Length: 

39

 
See Also:  

Decrina, Quintina, Rhymed Double Sestina, Sestina, Sidney's Double Sestina, Swinburne's Double Sestina, Swinburne's Rhymed Sestina, Tritrina

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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