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Tinker posted a topic in French VerseExplore the Craft of Writing Poetry French Verse The Lai Family of forms are French, 12th century variable forms that share a narrative nature and in all but the Kyrielle, long / short lines. The style of writing is attributed to a French noble woman simply known as Marie. She has since been named by historians as Marie de France. The Lai is a short story in verse. In its strictest form it is a verse form with a rhymed syllabic pattern in three tercets. The elements of the Lai as verse form are: a narrative, tells a story. usually a nonet, 9 lines made up of 3 te