Poetry Scanning Vocab

monometer
one foot

dimeter
two feet

trimeter
three feet

tetrameter
four feet

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pentameter
five feet

hexameter
six feet

Iambic
de DA (u /)

Trochaic
DA de (/ u)

Anapestic
de de DA (u u /)

Dactylic
DA de de (/ u u)

Spondaic
DA DA (//)

What is the meter of….

The stag at eve had drunk his fill

iambic tetrameter

What is the meter of….

And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold

anapestic tetrameter

What is the meter of….

Cannon to left of them

dactylic diameter

What is the meter of….

And lick the Valleys up-

iambic trimeter

What is the meter of….

My hearts in the highlands, my heart is not here

anapestic trimeter

What is the meter of….

Thus I
Pass by

iambic monometer

What is the meter of….

And still she slept an azure- lidded sleep

iambic pentameter

What is the meter of….

Little flitting white fire insect

trochaic tetrameter

What is the meter of….

And man, they say, the town

iambic trimeter

What is the meter of….

The Chameleon changes his colore

anapestic tetrameter

What is the meter of….

Cole Hay

Spondaic monometer