Stanza

from Education Genius (Ft. Lit Genius Editors) – Glossary of Poetic and Literary Terms on Rap Genius

Meaning

A group of lines forming a section of a poem.

A two-line stanza is called a couplet.
A three-line stanza is called a tercet.
A four-line stanza is called a quatrain.
A five-line stanza is called a cinquain.
A six-line stanza is called a sestet.
A seven-line stanza is called a septet.
An eight-line stanza is called an octave, or sometimes an octet.

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