Search the Community
Showing results for tags 'venus and adonis stanza'.
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry English Verse The Venus and Adonis Stanza is patterned after and named for Shakespeare's poem, Venus and Adonis. The form is also known as a Heroic Sestet. The elements of the Venus and Adonis Stanza are: stanzaic, written in any number of sixains made up of a quatrain followed by a couplet. metric, iambic pentatmeter. rhymed ababcc Venus and Adonis by William Shakespeare 1593 (First 9 stanzas) EVEN as the sun with purple-colour'd face Had ta'en his last leave of the weeping morn,