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Monday Poetry Prompt


This week’s prompt: write a Decima, a Spanish or Italian rhyming form.10board

It covers all aspects of life, including themes that are philosophical, religious, lyrical, and political. They can also be humorous or satirical.10button

It has 10 lines with 8 syllables per line. In Puerto Rico, the rhyming scheme is ABBAACCDDC.
The Decima Italiana has the following rhyme scheme ABABCDEDEC.10

In Latin America, the Decima is one part of a 44-line song (one introductory or closing 4-line stanza + four decima). If you are up for a challenge…

10blueHappy Writing!



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