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Envoy

What is an Envoy?

An Envoy is the short final verse of a poem.

Example of an Envoy - shown in a Ballade:

Envoy Example

Envoy is used in poetry to help finalise the poem and create interest. It is used to produce closure to a poem.

 

Why don't you try writing a poem using an envoy and enter it into one of our Poetry Competitions.