poetry in iambic pentameter that rhyme, second line is usually end-stopped
Tercet: three-line unit or stanza of poetry, often rhyming a a a or a b a
Terza Rima: a three-line stanza form in which each stanza is linked with the next through repeated rhyme sounds:a b a, b c b and so on
Quatrain: a four-line stanza or poetic unitSestet: a six-line stanza or unit of poetry
Octave: an eight-line stanza or unit of poetry
Villanelle: a closed poetic form of nineteen lines, composed of five triplets and aquatrain—the form requires that whole lines be repeated in a specific order and that only two rhyme sounds occur throughout.