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Iambic pentameter is a meter in poetry, consisting of lines with five feet in which the iamb is the dominant foot, but there is more to poems with iambic pentameter . What is iambic pentameter in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member totality
weighing the total sum of existence is not a skill which is given to us lying well beyond realm of human minds even those of prophets and wunderkinds requiring eternal omnipotence along with very dogged fixedness on the tracking of every...Read More
Categories: god, perspective, philosophy, religion,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

The Night Before The Longest Day
The night before the longest day a man Went walking on the chalk path on the hill Collecting stars. He had a little pan To sift them as they fall, for fall they will Some crumble quickly into silver...Read More
Categories: england, love, magic, mystery,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member beats me
To count, uphold the beauty of the form, Or to depart, defying honored norms? To contact ground with regular impacts Or syncopate one's way off beaten tracks. The bard, in famed soliloquy, departs; To be, or not to be constrained,...Read More
Categories: muse,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Youths Right
What else is more pleasurable for the youth, when they are able to stand amongst the youth; When they are not instructed by the old, but are then able to choose their path on own; When they tread steps...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, change, old,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
The Marshmallow Moon
If the twilight welcomes the velvet sky, If the light fades with a baby blue gloom, Will it be the diamonds that shine up high? Will they shine with the marshmallow moon? ...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, moon, night,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

Premium Member Bardian worms
Thou mighty annelid, thou Shai-Halud of Dune, but on a vastly smaller scale! The spice that thou produce, that marvelous sweet tea, grows gardens hardy, hale indeed. And woe befalls the mite who fails to heed the rumblings of the...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Ode to the Bard: In His Own Words
A tale told by an idiot? Methinks thou dost protest too much. In brevity, the soul of wit, yet I shall be a fool, for there are scarce more things in heaven, earth than are dreamt of in your...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Regarding Merit
Regarding merit: absent, missing, void Of all redeeming qualities, save one, The apple of His eye, His "very good.” Was He, in pleasant garden, much annoyed When they His one divine decree did shun To taste forbidden fruit because they...Read More
Categories: creation,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member There Stood a Great White Horse
I looked, behold, there stood a great white horse; Its rider had a lethal, silent bow. And on his head, a crown, rough-hewn and coarse, And there he went, a-conquering his foe. And lo, there came another horse, bright...Read More
Categories: death, war,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Before the Council
The elders, scribes, met in Jerusalem With Caiaphas and Annas, priests as well. When Peter, John arrived, were asked to tell The power used or name declared by them, Then Peter, with the Holy Spirit filled, Said, “If we are...Read More
Categories: bible, christian,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Now Jericho, besieged by Israel
Now Jericho, besieged by Israel, Had shut its doors, and none went in or out. The LORD told Joshua, “If you’ll believe, We’re going to bring these walls down with a shout. His mighty men of valor are inside; The...Read More
Categories: bible,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Sending Love to My Papa
Sending Love to My Papa Underneath his multiple dark layers, He was desperately seeking the light. Wolves dressed in sheep’s clothing his betrayers, Kinsman who disregarded his cruel plight. Memories of guilt, loneliness, and shame, Ruined and fragmented his tortured...Read More
Categories: abuse, emotions, father, feelings,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member The Striped Zebra
The art displayed by nature is a gift- sometimes not noticed in a passing glance. To pause, look, and admire creates a shift as we observe this artwork- not by chance. Yes, nature...Read More
Categories: appreciation, nature,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Another Year
"Years come and go so fast- from start to end yet, each that passes- is a...Read More
Categories: inspirational,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
hanging in there
I braid the sisal in my shaking hands Noughts and crosses ensnare my trembled thumb The tight tugs throttle my Adam's apple A single drop suspends my teetered feet Swaying south and outwards in a rhythmic creek I...Read More
Categories: analogy, angst, sorrow, suicide,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

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