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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry French Verse The Trine is a verse form which apparently originated in France and is described at Poetry Base. Trine is Anglo-French meaning "three each" and in astronomy it is three planets 120 degrees adjacent to each other forming an equilateral triangle. The elements of the Trine are: a poem in 9 lines made up of 3 rhymed couplets followed by a tercet. isosyllabic, (same syllable count), using the French Heroic line, the Alexandrine, would be appropriate but I don't think it is a prerequisite. (I use 9 syllable lines in the example belo