The rondelet is a 7-line French poetic form that contains a refrain, strict rhyme scheme, and distinct syllable pattern. The structure is:
Line 1 : A—4 syllables (refrain)You can read more about this form at Shadow Poetry and LOTR Rondelets.
Line 2 : b—8 syllables
Line 3 : A—repeat of Line 1 (refrain)
Line 4 : a—8 syllables
Line 5 : b—8 syllables
Line 6 : b—8 syllables
Line 7 : A—repeat of Line 1 (refrain)
I hope you'll join me this week in writing a rondelet. Please share a link to your poem or the poem itself in the comments.