Triplet


Definition of Triplet:
A stanza with three lines.



Example of Triplet:

From:
Darest Thou Now, O Soul, By Walt Whitman



Darest thou now, O Soul,
Walk out with me toward the Unknown Region,
Where neither ground is for the feet, nor any path to follow?

No map, there, nor guide,
Nor voice sounding, nor touch of human hand,
Nor face with blooming flesh, nor lips, nor eyes, are in that land.


From: 
The Divine Comedy- Inferno, by Dante Alighieri

Midway upon the journey of our life
I found myself within a forest dark,
For the straightforward pathway had been lost.

Triplet Example


Triplet in poetry:
  • Definition of triplet
  • Examples of triplet
  • Examples of authors using triplet
  • Explanation of how triplet is used


Why are poetry examples important?

Studying examples of poems using various poetic devices like triplet helps create an understanding of how those poetry terms work within different types of poetry.  For instance examples of poems using onomatopoeia can illustrate how sounds can be represented in poems.  Likewise, examples of poems using alliteration can shed light on how alliteration affects the rhythm of a poem.  Many poems can be an example of triplet, but sometimes good examples are hard to find.  You'll find relevant, concise poetry examples here. 


Can Poems be examples of more than one poetry term?

Absolutely.  Examples of poems using hyperbole are also examples of figurative language, since hyperbole is considered a type of figurative language.  That's just one example.  Poems usually contain multiple poetic terms and devices like triplet.  The poetry examples contained in this site often link to other poetry devices of which that poem serves as an example.  However, we provide unique examples for each poetry term wherever possible.

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Triplet Video



Triplet Poem


See also:    Stanza/ Verse