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Quatern Poems

Read wonderful quatern poetry on the following sub-topics: christmas, death, dog, family, food, friends, funny, kids, life, love, music, nature, school, sports, war and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.



List of New Quatern Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetCategories  
I LOVE HIM SINCE HE FIRST LOVED ME Beata Agustin christian, devotion, faith, god,
SPRING IN THE AIR Anisha Dutta 12th grade, appreciation, how
Premium Member Poem A Ubiquitous Word Emile Pinet 10th grade, 12th grade,
SHOVELS' SCRAPING Beata Agustin appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion,
Doppleganger Gail Lewis analogy, evil, fantasy, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem The One Last Tear Andrea Dietrich farewell,
Premium Member Poem One Last Tear Joseph May heartbreak, longing,
Premium Member Poem Unique Imagination At Play Caren Krutsinger 10th grade, 11th grade,
My Love, You Are Ever My Light - Valentine's Collection Vladislav Raven desire, dream, joy, light,
Premium Member Poem When Through the Keyhold He did Peep Andrea Dietrich parents,
Premium Member Poem Crazy for Polka Dots Andrea Dietrich cute,
Premium Member Poem My Jubilant Soul-Self At Play Caren Krutsinger joy,
The Children of the Sun akhil sankurathri 12th grade, america, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem CHRISTMAS STAR Demetrios Trifiatis christmas, love, star,
Premium Member Poem A Little Kindness Never Hurts Sandra Haight care, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Flown Away Independent Now Caren Krutsinger children, growing up, parents,
Premium Member Poem The She-Wolf Was Prettily Dressed Caren Krutsinger 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Black Powder Monster Sandra Haight dark, storm,
Premium Member Poem Eqyptian Artifacts So Fine Caren Krutsinger 10th grade, 11th grade,
The Seventh Day Jo Daniel creation,
Premium Member Poem You Can Do It Grandma Caren Krutsinger grandchild,
Premium Member Poem Transcending Talent Emile Pinet 10th grade, beautiful, feelings,
I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY GHOST Beata Agustin character, christian, faith, god,
Premium Member Poem Hallows Eve Scary and Frightening Caren Krutsinger holiday,
Premium Member Poem Lord, Once Again, I'll Unsheathe Your Sword Carol Connell bible, gospel, sin, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem The Merry, Mischievous Minister's Wife Carol Connell fun, funny, giggle, humor,
ON A PASSING CLOUD THERE FLOATS A DREAM Anisha Dutta lost love,
GOING MY WAY Anisha Dutta how i feel, lonely,
Premium Member Poem A Symphony of Rain Ralph Sergi music,
Come What May Subimal Sinha-Roy identity, journey, lonely,
FROLIC FOUNTAIN Anisha Dutta mountains, spring,
The Real You Subimal Sinha-Roy satire, vanity,
Premium Member Poem There Is Room In My Heart Emile Pinet 12th grade, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Sparkling Stars Emile Pinet 10th grade, beautiful, change,
DIVINE ANGELS OF BLESSED STATURE Beata Agustin angel, appreciation, faith, god,
Monday Subimal Sinha-Roy analogy, birthday, future, hope,
FERAL FLORA FAUNA Anisha Dutta animal, appreciation, nature,
Premium Member Poem VISIONS OF FAMILY WHILE SLEEPWALKING nette onclaud family, heaven, image, sleep,
The Frozen Moment Subimal Sinha-Roy dream, loss, love, time,
Protect The Candle Flame Subimal Sinha-Roy care, life, self,
Sandy Shore Tim Smith love,
Premium Member Poem THE PARACHUTE CLOUD Kim Rodrigues children, joy,
Premium Member Poem A Little Scary Emile Pinet 12th grade, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem ANYONE WHO HAD A HEART Kim Rodrigues love,
Premium Member Poem On Distant Shores Susan Gentry friendship, ocean,
Premium Member Poem To Distant Shores Andrea Dietrich travel,
Premium Member Poem Scrumpdillyicious Emile Pinet 8th grade, beach, food,
Premium Member Poem To - A Retired POETESS HGarvey Daniel Esquire appreciation, dedication, i love
Hollow People Subimal Sinha-Roy identity, introspection, people,
Illusions Alycia Wheatley analogy, imagery, metaphor, philosophy,

About This Page

Quatern Poems. Examples of Quaterns and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Quatern poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Quatern.

Brief Definition

A Quatern is a type of poem that involves the repetition of the first line throughout the text. There are sixteen lines in total in this type of poem. If you break down the poem into sets of four you will see the pattern begining to emerge.

In the second set, the second line of that set is actually the first line of the poem. In the third set, the third line of the poem is the first line. And for the fourth set, the line repeated is at the end. 

Quatern Poem Example

A Bicycle in the Wind


On a bicycle, freedom's flight Pedaling 'cross the horizon Reflections of blue in my sight With dreams of lassoing the sun A girl's spinning wheels leave the ground On a bicycle, freedom's flight O'er the treetops without a sound Veils of darkness fall out of sight Wishing in the morning star's light Bright tomorrows, I wait to greet On a bicycle, freedom's flight My pink beauty with flowered seat Dark days return and tides do rise Still, memories soothe in the night Two wheels like wings of butterflies On a bicycle, freedom's flight

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