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Well, I still been experiment with different poetry forms and decided to share some more that I have come across (octave means eight line stanza, RS refers to rhyme scheme, tercet means three-line stanza and sestet means six-line stanza). Welcome to my madness:

Sedoka- Japanese, six lines, syllable count goes like this 5-7-7-5-7-7
Dodoistu- Japanese, four lines, syllable count 7-7-7-5
Dizain- French, ten lines8 or ten syllables, RS: ababbccdcd, can be a poem in and of itself or a stanza of a longer piece
Huitain- French, eight lines, 8 or ten syllables, RS: ababbcbc or abbaacac, can be a poem by itself or a stanza of a longer piece
Ballade- French, three octaves and a quatrain, any but equal length, last line of each stanza is a refrain, octave RS: ababbcbC, quatrain RS: bcbC, no rhyme word is repeated
Double Ballade w/ octaves- French, six octaves, last line is a refrain, RS: ababbcbC, no rhyme word is repeated
Terza Rima- Italian, any number of interhyming tercets, the second line of one stanza rhyme with the first and third line of the next and the second line of the las stanza rhymes with the  first and third lines of the first RS: aba bcb cac
Terza Rima Sonnet- Anglo-Italian, 
Curtal Sonnet- English, RS: abcabc dbcdc, iambic throughout, pentameter except for the last line which is only two syllables
Caudate Sonnet- Italian, RS: abbaabbacde cdeefffgg, whole poem is iambic, pentameter throughout except for lines 15 and 18 which have six syllables
Blank Verse- English, any number of lines and stanzas, unrhymed, iambic pentameter throughout
Triolet- French, octave, first two lines refrains (AB), RS: ABaAaAB
Pantoum- Malay, Any number of quatrains and of any line length, every line is repeated and the pattern is represented in this example using numbers: 1234 2546 5768 7381
Rondel- French, RS: A1A2ba baA1A2 abbaA1
Rima Dissolutas- any number of stanzas and lines, each line of unrhymed stanza rhymes with the corresponding line of the subsequent stanza
Quintilla- Spanish stanza form, eight-syllable quintains, four possible RS: ababa, abbab, abaab, aabba 
Ottava Rima- Italian, stanza form, iambic pentameter, octave, RS: abababcc
Englyn miwr (eng-lin meal-oor)- Welsh stanza form, tercet, seven syllables, RS: aaa
Clogyrnoch (clo-ger-nach)- Welsh stanza form, sestet, syllables per line: 8-8-5-5-3-3, RS:aabbba


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Nathaniel Flying Owl
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A nature poet passionate about zoology and indigenous American studies and eager to make friends. My biggest influence is Robert Frost, but I also love Langston Hughes, Sherman Alexie, Simon Ortiz, Joy Harjo, and William Wordsworth

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Kosslo Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Thx for the fave, enjoy your day !
Hot-cocoaX3 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
thx for fav/watch!<3
ur also welcome to visit my fb page!
and to my Etsy shop :…
RoseAnge Featured By Owner 3 days ago
thank you for the fave, nathaniel :)
NathanielFlyingOwl Featured By Owner 3 days ago   Writer
You are very welcome my new friend. ;)
V-kony Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist
THX 4 the watch! :)
NathanielFlyingOwl Featured By Owner 4 days ago   Writer
You are very welcome. :)
MoonStarEeveeBlue Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fav!!!!!!!!!
NathanielFlyingOwl Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Writer
You are very welcome. :)
CrazyTarget-101 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey, I really appreciate the watch. :)
NathanielFlyingOwl Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Writer
You are very welcome. :)
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