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Stanza

A division of a poem consisting of two or more lines

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Couplet

A two line stanza

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Tercet

A three line stanza

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Quatrain

A four line stanza.

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Sestet

A six line stanza

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Octave

A eight line stanza

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Free verse

Poetry that does not have any rhythm, rhyme, or standard form

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Lyric

A poem that expresses emotions

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Narrative

A poem that tells a story

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Ballad

A type of narrative poem often made up of short stanzas,