Poems With Tercets

Examples Of Poems With Tercets (Three Line Stanzas)

Collection of poems written with stanzas that have three lines. 3 line stanzas are called Tercets.
A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 3 lines are called Tercets from the Latin word tertius meaning three.

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  1. Gone In A Flash

    If Only I Had Known

    in Death Poems by Teens

    If only I had known
    it would be the last time I heard your voice,
    I would have kept you up just a little bit longer.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 93
    • Rating 4.58
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    This is the simplest, the most powerful, the most beautiful, and the most heartbreaking poem I have ever read. I feel for you. I read this and I thought, "Oh my God." I am on the verge of...

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  2. In Time

    • By Pam J. Pastirik
    • Published: May 2016
    Poem About Wanting Time To Heal Wounds

    in Son Death Poems

    Time cannot erase the sorrow and pain that I feel,
    Nor can it make things better
    Or force my heart to heal.

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    • Votes 204
    • Rating 4.38
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    I lost my son Jeremy on May 24, 2016. He was 28 years old...he was on his motorcycle when a woman pulled out in front of him and killed him. This poem is exactly how I feel about the loss of...

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  3. Remember

    • By Victor C. Kleinschmit
    • Published: May 2016
    Remembering Fallen Soldiers

    in Memorial Day Poems

    Someone's child, left long ago,
    A strange land,
    Someone's foe.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 358
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 64
    • Rating 4.38
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  4. He Is Your Child First

    • By Sharon Southern
    • Published: January 2017
    Son Diagnosed With Cancer

    in Prayer Poems

    She is unsure about her situation,
    Her many trials and tribulations,
    But she is trusting in His word.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 16
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 20
    • Rating 4.30
  5. She Makes A House A Home

    • By Maggie Bernard
    • Published: May 2016
    A Mother Always Loves Poem

    in Mother Poems

    The lady who has loved you as you've grown
    will always love and cherish you for all time.
    She has the greatest heart ever known.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 145
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 68
    • Rating 4.25
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  7. A Minute

    Poem About Giving Time For A Friend

    in Inspirational Friend Poems

    Everyone, young or old,
    Needs someone to listen
    As their stories are told.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 253
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 226
    • Rating 4.24
  8. I Used To Love You

    • By Avery Rose
    • Published: December 2016
    The Stages Of Unrequited Love

    in Moving On Poems

    I used to love you,
    Gently, carefully...
    As I was afraid of falling too deep.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 249
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 103
    • Rating 4.15
  9. Nature's Law

    • By David
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem About The Earth's Future

    in Environment Poems

    The waves are rolling toward the shore.

    A silent world - An empty core,
    Lifeless land with nothing more.

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 576
    • Rating 4.12
  10. Kids In Love

    • By Angela Wu
    • Published: November 2016
    What Life As A Teen Is Like

    in Poems about Teen Life

    Laughter, friendship, and beaches.
    Summer memories we carry to adulthood.
    Kids in love, in love with life.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 41
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 12
    • Rating 4.08
  11. From Pain

    • By Grace A. Marino
    • Published: June 2016
    Poem About First Love Leaving For Someone Else

    in Betrayal Poems

    I was blinded by you,
    My jewel, my gem,
    Precious treasure I held near my heart.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 56
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 37
    • Rating 3.97

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