Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – “Quatrain” (posted by Frank)
“The poetry form for the next two weeks will be the quatrain, a poem with one or more four lined stanzas variously patterned with rhyme and meter. Welcome to the pub.”
There is the rhyme pattern ABAB called “interlaced”, “alternate” or “heroic. The example provided is Thomas Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”.
There she stood before my eyes
older now by many years.
Here I stand in shocked surprise
holding back a well of tears.