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Little Willie

Type:  

Structure, Subject, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Simple

 
Description: 

Little Willies are short-lined, rhymed quatrains dealing with the adventures of Willie and his family. The hallmarks of the form are that the contents are sadistic and it has an unexpected, or trick, last line.

 
Attributed to: 

Harry Graham

 
Schematic: 
aabb
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Line/Poem Length: 

4

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Bagarthach Verses, Light Verse, Nashers, Ruthless Rhyme

 

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