What is a Stanza?
List of stanza names according to the number of lines:
Two - Couplet
Three - Tercet
Four - Quatrain
Five - Cinquain
Other stanza names:
Stanzas are used in poetry for structure. The length and pattern of the stanza decides what type of poem it is.
Try writing one of the above poetry types and entering it into one of our Poetry Competitions.