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Light Verse




Verse that is intended to be humorous and light. Most of the forms of light verse are short forms of four or five lines and not stanzaic.


It never gets the respect it deserves. It often uses the triple rhythms in English, such as dactylic, anapestic, or amphibrachic.

See Also:  

Amphibrach, Anapest, Bagarthach Verses, Clerihew, Dactyl, Ditty, Double Dactyl, Limerick, Little Willie, Mad Song Stanza, Nashers, Nonsense Verse, Ruthless Rhyme, Senryu




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