Poetry Kaleidoscope: Guide to Poetry

Terzanelle

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A terzanelle is a poetry form which is a combination of the villanelle and the terza rima. It is nineteen lines total, with five triplets and a concluding quatrain. The rhyme scheme is as follows:

ABA'
bCB
cDC
dED
eFE

Ending Type 1:

fAFA'

Ending Type 2:

fFAA'

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