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WGU Poetry

WGU poetry Examples of meters and feet

TypeExample
Iambic foot sug GEST
Trochaic foot PROB lem
Anapestic foot un der STAND
Dactylic foot HEN der son
Spondaic foot PEN GUIN
Pyrrhic foot in the
iambic pentameter To be or not to be, that is the question
iambic hexameter To think how they may ache in icy hoods and mails.
iambic heptameter The score stood four to six with but an inning left to play.
trochaic octameter As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
iambic pentameter With loads of learned lumber in his head.
iambic tetrameter They cannot know, they cannot care
iambic trimeter The idle life I lead
dactylic dimeter Sumersault acrobats
trochaic dimeter Workers earn it
anapestic monometer When the dark
trochaic monometer Blend their
Iambic pentameter beFORE my PEN has GLEAN'D my TEEMing BRAIN
Iambic tetrameter come LIVE with ME and BE my LOVE
Iambic monometer one GIRL
Trochaic tetrameter PIping DOWN the VALleys WILD
Trochaic dimeter SOUND the FLUTE
Anapestic tetrameter twas the NIGHT before CHRISTmas and ALL through the HOUSE
Anapestic trimeter just a BEER and a BOY, and i'll DANCE
Dactylic tetrameter AFter the PANGS of a DESperate LOVer
English Sonnet ababcdcdefefgg
Italian Sonnet abbaabbacdccdc
Created by: barbd00