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Metrical feet
Disyllables
˘ ˘ pyrrhus, dibrach
˘ ¯ iamb
¯ ˘ trochee, choree
¯ ¯ spondee
Trisyllables
˘ ˘ ˘ tribrach
¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl
˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach
˘ ˘ ¯ anapest, antidactylus
˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius
¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius
¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer
¯ ¯ ¯ molossus
Number of feet per line
one Monometer
two Dimeter
three Trimeter
four Tetrameter
five Pentameter
six Hexameter
seven Heptameter
eight Octameter
See main article for tetrasyllables.
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Trimeter, in poetry, means a line or lines of verse consisting of three metrical feet.

Iambic trimeter:Edit

When here the spring we see,
Fresh green upon the tree.

(Scanned)

When HERE / the SPRING / we SEE,
Fresh GREEN / upON / the TREE.

Amphibrachic trimeter Edit

Main article: Amphibrach
There once was a man from Nantucket
Who kept all his cash in a bucket

(Scanned)

There ONCE was / a MAN from / NanTUCKet
Who KEPT all / his CASH in / a BUCKet

Number of feet per lineEdit

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Original Penny's Poetry Pages article, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0.

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