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A terzanelle poem is a form of poetry (combination of the villanelle and the terza rima) made up of 19 lines, five triplets, and a quatrain at the end, but there is more to a terzanelle. What is terzanelle in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member The Road of Writing
When the road is rough along the way Writing leads us to speak and to feel A place to be free with words on display A place to connect with what is real Where the heart can open with...Read More
Categories: inspirational, motivation, writing,
Form: Terzanelle



Premium Member Flame That Warms Me
Your face so live and strong, mind that reads me Gentleness you showed me, strength that braces Torch of cobblestone walls, flame that warms me Through the years, kept me in your embraces Wings over troubled times, cloaked and...Read More
Categories: inspiration, light, strength,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Bright New Year
In fresh cold air where the sun rules the sky, It’s a bright New Year, dreams sparkling in snow Across the valley, the reasons to try Try things to believe in, enjoy and to show Pain melts with new...Read More
Categories: appreciation, inspirational, time,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Roswell
This is the story I would never tell A day that would change everything When I crashed into Roswell A malfunction with the wiring They found me in a farmer’s field A day that would change everything I tried to hide...Read More
Categories: sad,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member On Looking at a Dali
An exquisite drawing in pen and ink, Though I’m not a fan of the likes of Dali Allow me the luxury of having to think. Some I look at and exclaim, “Golly!” If I am not a fan, I...Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, perspective,
Form: Terzanelle



Premium Member On Sighing
Sighing is one of life’s simpler pleasures So often taken for granted, it appears, It replaces many less desirable measures. For example, learning a bill is in arrears One can merely sigh and lay the matter aside, So often taken...Read More
Categories: how i feel, perspective,
Form: Terzanelle
A Poor Boy Peeps Into A Fair
It's a fantasy-fair; great games in thread Some in merry-go-rounds flow in full swing He stands, smiling and laughing, eyes wide spread Some, in hope-doubt smiles, to shoot balloons, ding Some ride on camels as on a true war Some...Read More
Categories: 6th grade, poverty,
Form: Terzanelle
There lived a man
There lived a man, in a village ancient With sagely wisdom like fire-borne gold With mountainous virtues he stood patient To hold on to his beliefs he was bold Each test of his life he daringly bore With sagely wisdom...Read More
Categories: humanity, life,
Form: Terzanelle
Like Pleasant Petrichor
"Recently scenes of early life have stolen into my mind, like breezes blown... " ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sweet memories pop up, and linger as petrichor, oftentimes prompting me to slide down the evergreen joys of past where,...Read More
Categories: childhood, memory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Pleading With Love
My heart was beating, pleading With love to never leave me My heart was beating, pleading Heaven first – she can see The reason that I besought With love to never leave me It feels this dream was for naught After the...Read More
Categories: feelings, happiness, heart, longing,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member School Annual Fall Festival
All the children were excited, climbing the walls Time for Annual Fall Festival at Crabbe Elementary Corn shocks and jack-o’-lanterns decorated the halls. The public invited, so at the door stood a sentry Checking identification and issuing free...Read More
Categories: community, fun, october, school,
Form: Terzanelle
Mother No More
"recently scenes of early life have stolen into my mind, like breezes blown ..." ...Read More
Categories: death, life, mother, relationship,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Apocalyptic Fury
Lest the moon tip over and spill the blood, With apocalyptic fury signaling the climax In history as in the days of old Noah’s flood, When the earth resettles like paraffin wax, Forming new boundaries in the land and...Read More
Categories: conflict, earth, fantasy, future,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Fun With Friends
"recently scenes of early life have stolen into my mind, like breezes blown ..." ...Read More
Categories: childhood, friendship, fun,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Murmeration of Starlings
Murmuration of Starlings On a sudden moment in the evening sky A cloud that rises, swirls and swirls again A murmeration of Starlings...Read More
Categories: bird, flying,
Form: Terzanelle

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