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Rhymed Double Sestina

Type:  

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

 
Description: 

Like the Double Sestina, but with the ending words rhymed in pairs: 1/4 2/5 3/7 6/11 8/10 9/12. If you are rather young and incarcerated in a padded room for the foreseeable future, you might try this one.

 
Attributed to: 

Algernon Charles Swinburne

 
Origin: 

English

 
Schematic: 
Rhymes: 1/4 2/5 3/7 6/11 8/10 9/12
Enfolding:
stanza 1: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
stanza 2: 12 1 9 11 4 7 2 8 3 10 6 5
stanza 3: 5 12 6 4 7 1 2 3 10 9 11 8
stanza 4: 8 5 7 6 4 12 10 2 3 11 1 9
stanza 5: 9 8 6 10 1 2 7 4 3 12 5 11
stanza 6: 11 9 6 10 4 2 7 1 12 8 5 3
stanza 7: 3 11 7 8 12 1 2 10 5 6 9 4
stanza 8: 4 3 9 6 5 10 1 7 12 11 8 2
stanza 9: 2 4 5 1 3 8 7 10 9 11 12 6
stanza 10: 6 2 9 3 8 1 7 5 10 4 11 12
stanza 11: 12 6 8 4 3 5 9 10 2 1 11 7
stanza 12: 7 12 6 3 9 11 5 8 4 2 10 1
envoy: 12 10/8 9/7 4/3 6/2 1/11 5
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

12

 
Line/Poem Length: 

150

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Bina, Decrina, French Rhymed Sestina, Ocarina, Quartina, Quintina, Sestina, Sidney's Double Sestina, Swinburne's Double Sestina, Swinburne's Rhymed Sestina, Tritrina

 

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