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A sestina is a highly structured form of poetry consisting of six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines), but there is more to a sestina. What is sestina in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Your World In Me
World of you in me, many trips in bits All comes alive, with memories untied Linked with pops and hops so nice Embellished with red, white and blue All other colors tinged in spice Your love I dreamed in life,...Read More
Categories: for her,
Form: Sestina



Horrow Show
Red sky in the early morn, portents of doom are sworn. Earth's horror show of no tomorrow, Sapiens too late gather in sorrow. As darkness begins to advance, the reaper practices his dance. In bygone days butterflies dance, in the hues of...Read More
Categories: earth, horror,
Form: Sestina
Come to inspire, O Death
Come O Death when bells toll, too late nor soon, Thy fault too often times is waiting long, Come at right time and thou art such a boon, To scorn thee means: pain of life...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Sestina
winter sestina
living in this house gets weird in the winter, we just live here now, the two of us, me and babby. well, I guess it’s not just us, always sleeping is the cat. whenever it gets a little...Read More
Categories: cat, food, love, seasons,
Form: Sestina
In a game of thrones
Markets smile, deep pockets make fat pile, And when frown, fortunes come tumbling down. In play of plump coffers There’s no place for paupers— Sophomore Dumpty’s tend to crash crown, They prosper that possess wile and guile. _________________________________________ Happenings |24.12.2022| Humour, Sestet Poet’s...Read More
Categories: fate, money,
Form: Sestina



Dog Bed
Persian Rug $6,000 dog bed...Read More
Categories: animal,
Form: Sestina
Riverside Beauty
Riverside, I was wonder how anglers do sleep on sandy at the riverside One time in my life, I try when I was ten year as trying it At my best though it is was not easily I slept...Read More
Categories: 6th grade, adventure, appreciation,
Form: Sestina
September 7, 1982
September 7, 1982 a date I shall always remember for on that date, I met my fate for eight years I dreamt of meeting her then she walked into my life. six lines bite size poetry contest...Read More
Categories: fate, feelings, first love,
Form: Sestina
Dilemma
Rampant reckless retrospect rushes The present blurs in blues The mistakes of the past make me miserable and low And so, I give up and the feeling grows And in wait for time to make things better I...Read More
Categories: destiny, strength, symbolism,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Poetry
Poetry reveals, enlightens, consoles Holding reflecting mirrors up to our souls, Showing what we might not otherwise see Suggests how our lives might better be Poetry instructs, refreshes, and amuses, Often fascinates; sometimes confuses. Poetry blends the colors of our experiences Breaks...Read More
Categories: literature, poems, poetry, writing,
Form: Sestina
Poeming in the Plaza
Poets write poetry; I order pizza Watch Jeopardy every evening Close my emails with "Sincerely" Instead of my own fancy phrase Wear solid colors--no artsy-fartsy scarf To set me apart from a regular person I'm just like a regular person Spending my...Read More
Categories: life, poetry,
Form: Sestina
October Moon
Beneath moon shadows. Elwood's room looks like an owl's moon. Owl's nest has curled around the clock, knotted lost tick tock. Trick or treat is catching up with the clock. It's quite clear now strawberry snail is on paper...Read More
Categories: autumn,
Form: Sestina
Mad Enterprise
Having me a real hard time—freedom out here where a stoned god don’t speak my language defiles the immaculate, and I am going mad in search of great enterprise. In search of great enterprise, I seek freedom from the mad— a stoned god static in...Read More
Categories: god, identity, religion,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Nate Sestina's Sestina
Sometimes things don’t work out as planned not that Nate planned it, such is basketball love and strong are the threads of the basketball net. He hooped all summer, sweating on outdoor court before moving to school...Read More
Categories: basketball, dream, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member A Sestina on Judging
For years when my wife was sponsoring forensic groups Tasked me with "judging" high school oral presentations, [The most difficult thing I was called upon to do] Each youngster gave it their best and all were very good Rules...Read More
Categories: judgement, poems, poetry,
Form: Sestina

Specific Types of Sestina Poems

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Definition | What is Sestina in Poetry?

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