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Rispetto Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Cindrella returned Debjani Mitra Rispetto cinderella, moon,
Premium Member Poem Longing for Springtime John Gondolf Rispetto longing, spring,
Brother Whale M. L. Kiser Rispetto animal, appreciation, earth, environment,
Greenerys Delights M. L. Kiser Rispetto drink, earth, environment, food,
One Last Tear Larry Bradfield Rispetto heartbroken,
In My Pyramid Of Crystal M. L. Kiser Rispetto inspiration, inspirational, introspection, peace,
Premium Member Poem Island Aloha Connie Marcum Wong Rispetto animal, beautiful, memory, places,
Premium Member Poem My Indoor Outside Place Sandra Haight Rispetto beautiful,
Premium Member Poem MY SANCTUARY nette onclaud Rispetto peace, places, silence,
Premium Member Poem Maine Beaches Tania Kitchin Rispetto beach, ocean,
Shimrock Falls Phil Capitano Rispetto imagination, inspiration, solitude,
Oh Karina taai tekai Rispetto places,
Premium Member Poem Sea Angel Anthony Slausin Rispetto happiness, loss, sea,
Premium Member Poem Safe Harbor Gregory R Barden Rispetto analogy, appreciation, fantasy, health,
Premium Member Poem FINDING INNER PEACE JAN ALLISON Rispetto introspection, peace, sea,
Beside the stream Wendy Watson Rispetto happiness, imagination, nature, summer,
Premium Member Poem Recreational Retreat Bartholomew Williams Rispetto encouraging, family, friendship, grandparents,
Premium Member Poem In the Movie House Andrea Dietrich Rispetto happy,
Cloud Castles Michelle Faulkner Rispetto childhood, fantasy, happy, imagination,
Premium Member Poem The River Barbara Gorelick Rispetto how i feel, river,
A Return To The Cave Larry Bradfield Rispetto fear,
My Retreat Diane Locksley Rispetto inspiration,
Down on the Bricked Pavements Kaveesha Ruwindi Rispetto city, peace,
Premium Member Poem A Trunk In The Attic Emile Pinet Rispetto 10th grade, age, books,
Shade Of Embrace Subimal Sinha-Roy Rispetto emotions, imagery, love,
MY SPECIAL PLACE TO MEET MY GOD Beata Agustin Rispetto blessing, christian, devotion, faith,
Premium Member Poem Liddington Hill Rispetto Geoffrey Brewer Rispetto places,
Premium Member Poem In Sanctuary's Shadow Nina Parmenter Rispetto happy, health, self, tree,
Dreamy Place jack horne Rispetto longing,
Behind my rod THE BARON Rispetto fishing, river,
Premium Member Poem Thrill Of The Sea Laura Leiser Rispetto beauty, ocean,
Premium Member Poem The Veranda In Spring Sara Kendrick Rispetto appreciation, spring,
Premium Member Poem PLACE OF WORSHIP Alexis Y. Rispetto how i feel,
Premium Member Poem My Place By The Sea Dear Heart Rispetto inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Bushkill Falls charles messina Rispetto nature,
Premium Member Poem Grace of Sky Lace Chantelle Anne Cooke Rispetto appreciation, color, nature, stars,
Premium Member Poem My Beloved Home Town Joyce Johnson Rispetto nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Where Faeries Play James Marshall Goff Rispetto nature,
Premium Member Poem MY PLACE IN MINERVE FRANCE Martin Brown Rispetto holiday, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Serenity Carolyn Devonshire Rispetto introspection,
Premium Member Poem IN LOVE AGAIN Martin Brown Rispetto emotions, i love you,
Premium Member Poem A Fragile Force Stacey Brown Rispetto christian, growth,
Premium Member Poem That Was Then and This Is Now Carolyn Devonshire Rispetto relationship,
Forever My Beloved, You Are My Star - Valentine's Collection Vladislav Raven Rispetto desire, dream, joy, love,
Bhuth hai MRi.jagdish bajantri Rispetto 7th grade, absence, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem A Respite In Time Emile Pinet Rispetto 12th grade, dream, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem Alaska glaciers Vijay Pandit Rispetto nature,
Sour Face Gestures Freddie Robinson Jr. Rispetto imagery, metaphor, wisdom, word
Premium Member Poem A Walk In Solitude Gregory R Barden Rispetto age, analogy, heartbreak, lost
NZ Summer Virginia Waters Rispetto summer,

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

Brief Definition

A Rispetto is a type of poem that is made up of two rhyming quatrains that follow a strict meter. This complete poem is structured with a meter that typically looks like the following: abab ccdd, although there are, of course, other variations that can be had as well. A rispetto often tells a tale or theme of Tuscan folklore, and can be considered a type of lyric within poetry; This can also be known as a variation of strambotto, which is also derivative of Italian verse within literature

As eluded to previously, this type of poetry originated in Italian culture, reaching its peak of popularity during the 14th and 15th centuries. This form of literature also proved to have quite a significant artistic effect on society at this point in time as well. In fact, many great Italian writers and poets composed rispetti throughout their lifetime. These include the work of Politian, who wrote somewhere around 200 different rispetti, as well as the work of Lorenzo de' Medici. 

Rispetto Poem Example

Our Beloved Teacher

Our Beloved Teacher ( Sonnetina Rispetto) Torch of knowledge from you we take You hold our hands for our dreams sake Values and love we emulate Like dad and mom, you truly care We grow in your nurturing grace Your guidance gives us strength and faith Torch of knowledge from you we take You hold our hands for our dreams sake You look after us the whole day As we read, learn, dance, sing and play Values and love we emulate You guidance gives us strength and faith Torch of knowledge from you we take You hold our hands for our dreams sake
Copyright 2014 Leonora Galinta All Rights Reserved October. 28, 2014 4.35pm Second Place Contest: Sonnetina Rispetto Judged: 11/6/2014 Sponsor: Poet Dr. Ram Mehta

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