Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership
spacer

Syllable Counting - Definition

The definition of: Syllable Counting is below.
There are 5 syllables in the word Syllable Counting.
What rhymes with Syllable Counting?

See poems containing the word: Syllable Counting

Definition of: Syllable Counting

Link to this Syllable Counting definition/page:

 

Poetry Definition

Technique used in both traditional metrical verse forms (see meter) and in Japanese inspired forms such as haiku or tanka.  In traditional metrical forms the counting is based on the regular patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line. In Japanese forms, the syllable count is based solely on the total number of syllables. Some modern poets such as Marianne Moore and Peter Reading have used this second type of syllable counting to give their work intricate structures. 

Example

Add an Example

No standard definition found.

Comments