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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 The Art Beyond The Arbor
O, Nature’s spree, your artistic scene exceeds. Quaint the plash of paints upon the frilly bloom hued with sunrise splash in skies as night recedes, lush your brush, alive with rays and pinkish plume. Artsy petals...Read More
Categories: art, autumn, beauty, flower,
Form: Ottava rima



Premium Member Recovery
Love for him has lessened with the passing time. Agonizing moments shift to fleeting hours. Inner wounds and surface sores are doing fine. Grieve not for days gone by when memory sours. Standing on my own as sunlit kisses...Read More
Categories: lost love, recovery from,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member PENNY RICH
Birth, with stars in her eyes, exploding with mirth. Mollycoddled, swaddled, passed off by nurses. Aperture opens, closes - checking out earth. The peacock calligrapher inks fair verses. Not bad for a Penny - they sold a circ worth. The...Read More
Categories: birth, humor, money,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Is-ness of Being-ness
Is-ness of Being-ness Feeling the energy loop come alive, enlivened by a magnetic bliss hum, to the soundless music divine we jive, each node within form, our sensorium as soma nectar flows from our bliss hive, renewing thus rapture continuum, as secrets...Read More
Categories: spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Come, Fall
Come, Fall. Greet me as a lover from my past, your breeze embracing me (I’m in no hurry) as you always coolly do. You come on fast, blowing past September as its leaves scurry into bright October. Oh, why...Read More
Categories: autumn,
Form: Ottava rima



Premium Member One Old Man
One old man slouched down with his worn bent-brimmed hat Wrinkled face covered, asleep in reverie Comfortable in his enclosed habitat Across his boney chest, hands so leathery Body now bone, shriveled, which once stored-up fat In his daydreams and...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Ottava rima
Live
Live like the flowers blooming on a tall tree. Watch the as the sun climbs, marking each new day. Live like the fish swimming in the open sea. Be free in your travels; go every which way. Live like...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member His Dream Far Off
He kept seeing vicious black bears in his dreams And throughout the night his body twist and tossed In disharmony of victims fights and screams Spring was chilling with a hint of morning frost And most days the...Read More
Categories: death, dream,
Form: Ottava rima
True Love
True love is like an ambering blaze of light that shines so bright even if the cloud is rough; In rainy days it shines so clear and so bright to bring the hearts a tasteful...Read More
Categories: hope, love, true love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Too Late to Make Things Right
The young go-getter reached the ladder’s top rung by making work his foremost purpose in life. Lengthy absences from wife and children stung, but wealth he provided outweighed any strife, so he thought. To his work-first ethic he...Read More
Categories: age, family, work,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Loose Lips
Always be careful to speak unaltered truth For lies will often return to haunt the soul An important lesson learned in our youth, Little attention to truth does take its toll. Besides, to lie is considered most uncouth Destroying credibility,...Read More
Categories: truth,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member God vision
God vision Glimmers of white light beckons us from space, as a veil invisible flickers thus, shifting a bit that we may see God’s face; so boundless is His compassion for us! In astonishment we imbibe God’s grace, following the scent...Read More
Categories: god, joy, light, love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Hall of mirrors
Replacing one illusion for another is merely shifting coordinates in space, for our indulgence therein will yet smother freedom of soul, with new horizons to chase, thus but a mind game conjured, so why bother if the outcome at end...Read More
Categories: desire, dream, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Unruffled Thoughts
Old love comes to a sad closure It gets weaker as days go by; Troubling my perfect composure. This changing life wanes hereby Exploiting shadows all over; trying to face a sour goodbye. There shall be foiling emotions Without upset and commotions. Friday...Read More
Categories: emotions, feelings,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Charming Collage
Sunburst sky’s spectrum the horizon brush smears on dew pearl adorned meadow of jade grass new. Cradled by satin leaves buds bloom charm with cheers, as petals dance on the crescendo of hue. Beguiled breeze carries the...Read More
Categories: analogy, beautiful, nature, spring,
Form: Ottava rima

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