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An ottava rima poem is a form of poetry that, in English, consists of eight iambic lines, usually iambic pentameters, but there is more to an ottava rima. What is ottava rima in poetry (complete definition)?

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Premium Member Cain Enabled
It seems strange that there are some still so naive, Even in a world riddled with hate and greed, That they still find it possible to believe In an utterly impractical old creed That has comprehensively failed to achieve The...Read More
Categories: allusion, death, judgement, religion,
Form: Ottava rima



Premium Member Starring You
If you wish to have a star named after you, If you believe your name deserves to shine, No insurmountable problems should ensue, If you wish your name with heaven to align. Simply look up the website where you...Read More
Categories: birth, heaven, money, stars,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member If You Knew, Boo Hoo
If only you knew, you dumb, gullible whore, Sitting there with that inane smile on your face, You silly, empty-headed, crass little bore, Why do you think I have brought you to this place? If only you knew, you...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, bridal shower,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member The Winner Is
This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded, Not to any questionable candidate, Instead, the World Food Bank has been rewarded For the work it has done too eradicate Hunger since C. 19 has been recorded, An honour that is...Read More
Categories: appreciation, care, food, humanity,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Against His Wish
If there were no soldiers, there would be no wars, If there were no wars, fewer men would die, This consideration ought to give us pause, To ask our leaders if they can tell us why Men must forever...Read More
Categories: death, leadership, men, war,
Form: Ottava rima



Premium Member Old Cynic
Will those who resent the Covid restriction, Feeling their freedom lost to isolation, Defy my unsympathetic prediction That should they be allowed back into circulation They may quite rapidly lose their conviction That they must have company's consolation, And when they...Read More
Categories: community, health, irony, spoken
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Genius
When reading between the deftly conceived lines Of a poem for which one feels admiration, Some gold nugget in its arrangement so shines With almost terrifying inspiration, That one may wonder if this genius dines On choice morsels of...Read More
Categories: appreciation, food, inspiration, poems,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Stop The Rot
This world of ours is going to degenerate Unless we try to prevent its destruction, So we should not shrug and say it is our fate, That is a dumb, dispirited deduction - If we don't act, soon it...Read More
Categories: environment, faith, fate, god,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Her Mothers Secret
Paint on her fingers and paint in her hair Dad thought her love for art crazy and rash She was an artist and she did not care No matter that he could blither and bash Attitude she did not...Read More
Categories: art,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Phantom Flowers
In the garden of my imagination, Growing in the deep recesses of my mind, The blossoms have a transient duration, So occasionally I might find Exquisite blooms of lilac and carnation, And on a trellis lovely sweet peas entwined, Above, the...Read More
Categories: allusion, celebration, dark, flower,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Kitten Burglar
It will be an extremely difficult task, The gallery is most heavily guarded, I suppose I must wear my most foolproof mask, Otherwise the attempt will be bombarded; I imagine it is too late to ask For this dangerous scheme...Read More
Categories: anxiety, art, character, fear,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member It's Their World
A young boy has been killed in a shark attack,* Admittedly a horrifying event, But what is the use of "getting the shark back?" It will only mean time and money spent, Plus the inevitable media flack, With which his...Read More
Categories: anger, boy, grief, money,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member No Shrinking Violet
It would take more imaginative power, Far more than I can hope to possess, To consider myself as any flower, My sense of humour must be too good, I guess, My "blooms" would not grace any lady's bower, And would...Read More
Categories: age, analogy, flower, garden,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member We Will Be One
The way to your home garden where poems live Glorious spring thankful to the friendship light Wandering moon is running with clouds to sip Rhyme into the voice of nightingale to flight Trustworthy night learning the promise to keep Rainbow...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member A Bit Boring
Though technology may be definitive, With its influence apparent everywhere, In some ways we have become more primitive, If old and new ways we should try to compare, Perhaps there is no lack of initiative, And maybe we still produce...Read More
Categories: community, how i feel,
Form: Ottava rima

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