Lanterne Definition

Poetry Definition of Lanterne

A type of poem that has one syllable in the first line, two syllables in the second line, three syllables in the third line, four syllables in the fourth line, and one syllable in the fifth line that related to the first word of the poem.


  • 5 line poem
  • each line has a specific number of syllables

    line 1 = 1 syllable
    line 2 = 2 syllables
    line 3 = 3 syllables
    line 4 = 4 syllables
    line 5 = 1 syllable
  • lines do not rhyme
  • poem is based on one sentence or idea


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scoring touchdowns

Top 5 Lanterne Poem Examples

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem sequence-TO THE MORROW Strand, Brian Lanternehope
Illumination mohn, david Lanterneintrospection,
Rhetorical Question Wright, Doreen Lanternelove, romance,
Premium Member Poem Mist by the Sea Goff, James Marshall Lanternegirlfriend-boyfriend,
Premium Member Poem Dead People Don't Cry Lamoureux, Richard Lanternedepression, night, people, dark,

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