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Mad Song Stanza

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Five line form with 3 feet, 3, 2, 2, 3, usually iambic and rhyme Xabba, often of a non-linear nature.

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
xX xX xX
xX xX xA
xX xB
xX xB
xX xX xA
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

5

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Iamb, Infinite Gloss, Light Verse, Limerick, Nonsense Verse

 

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