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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)?

Premium Member Ascent
Finally unshackled from our mind tree, living mindfully, thoughts, words and deeds just, we attained freedom to such a degree, that transfixed in rapture of bliss beat thrust, with love pulsations, choosing to agree, magnetism filled organic form of dust. Having...Read More
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima

Premium Member A Caricature
An old green tractor next to a red barn; Horses, cows, and ducks fill up the pasture; Surrounded by foliage at every turn I inhale deep the sweet smell of nature; A farm full of fruit trees...Read More
Categories: environment, feelings, nature,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Oceanic whispers
I walk at dawn, along a pristine beach, feeling waves of the ocean touch my feet, whispering that God is within my reach. The curved horizon has my soul upbeat, as space, water and earth entwine to teach that grace...Read More
Categories: ocean, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Zen nihilism
Spontaneity leaves behind the ego, effectively being a state of no mind, wherein with no urge to either come or go, cravings related to form are left behind. Awareness self-aware, in staid stillness slow, thus escapes clutches of narrow fears...Read More
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Dark
Disconcerting to us is darkness of space, across which luminous stars adorn the sky. We look to the light, as outpourings of grace, whilst inky blackness, instinctively decry. Wishing to linger in our lovers embrace, we equate love with light,...Read More
Categories: dark, light,
Form: Ottava rima

Premium Member World War 3
The third world war has already begun. This time it’s humans versus planet earth. Having failed to treat all life forms as one, we’ve abused Mother, who’s given us birth and so unless we come here now undone, She’ll evict...Read More
Categories: earth, war,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Chimera
The Chimera is no mere myth of folklore, but a monster risen from bowels of earth, hearts freezing with fear, when it rises to roar, even as the goat atop frolics in mirth, as snake spews venom and the...Read More
Categories: myth,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member All Is Not Lost
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy. - William Shakespeare Summertime skies, the clouds passing on by Revealing silhouettes in timeless mists Smiling, risking dreams like the butterfly Wisdoms melting vibrant wing’s gentle twists Smokey skies,...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, christian, faith,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member My Reconnaissance
Move fast when given a reason to strike, I go hard become my blood and turn cold; My venom exactly what it seems like, as is the firm squeeze of my stranglehold; Upon disrespect my weapons hitchhike...Read More
Categories: emotions, feelings,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member x-ray
”Doing nothing follow love’s intimate scent ~ Unwrap life slowly, like a birthday present” ~ quote by poet To have x-ray vision, piercing veil of...Read More
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Yawning gulf
Everywhere we look, we see a divide, as head destroys heart, trampling it to dust and paths of kindness, most of us deride, living a life unholy and unjust, oblivious to soul weeping inside, bemoaning ego’s indulgence in lust. There’s a...Read More
Categories: god, love, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Fear of freedom
As in Plato’s allegory of the cave, accustomed to darkness, we disown God’s light, yet cry out to heavens, asking Him to save us from thought demons, that make us crouch in fright, although it’s clear we know not...Read More
Categories: fear, irony, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Rapture
”Innate to our soul is love, light and bliss ~ Rapture bestowed by Divine Mother's kiss” ~ quote by poet We wish to imbibe joy that does not end but know not how we may attain this goal, which scriptures...Read More
Categories: joy, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Osmosis
”Enabled by divine love magnetism warm ~ Allow love and light to permeate our form” ~ quote by poet If wisdom of sages we wish to ingrain, we must choose to shed resistance and be still, that divine grace may...Read More
Categories: light, love, spiritual, wisdom,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Unconscious minds
Unconscious minds surround us, in as ordained, that by mirroring not animosity, we soften attention, that love be ingrained, echoing barbs with heart’s generosity and in this manner, our soul is slowly trained, until it attains escape velocity, transcending once for...Read More
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima

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