Poetry Kaleidoscope: Guide to Poetry

Décima

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Décima is a style of poetry that is octosyllabic and has 10 lines.

The rhyming scheme is ABBAACCDDC. It is spoken, sung and written throughout Latin America with variations in different countries. It is often improvised.

A person who writes or improvises décima is known as a decimista.

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