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Monotetra

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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry

Invented Forms

 

Monotetra is an invented stanzaic form found at several sites on the internet including Random Writerly Thoughts . It was created by Michael Walker. As you may have guessed from the name the form is monorhymed and written in tetrameter.

 

The Monotetra is:

  • stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains.
  • metric, iambic tetrameter.
  • rhymed, each stanza is mono rhymed aaaa bbbb cccc etc.

     

    Mono y Mono by Judi Van Gorder

     

    I weary writing mono-rhyme

    and tetrameter trips in time.

    I wish to write of grit and grime,

    a poem of substance, words sublime.

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