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Burns Stanza (or Habbie Stanza)
Burns Stanza is a stanzaic sestet with lines of two lengths and two rhymes.
Lines 1, 2, 3, and 5 are four feet long with the “a” rhyme.
Lines 4 and 6 are two feet long with the “b” rhyme.
Schematic: Rhyme: aaabab
Egregious, many people say
on this grim November day.
Well, voters came out and had their way.
Now it’s final.
The donkey gave a final bray