HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Rondel
Rondel
(aka roundel)

A poem usually of 13-14 lines that repeats the first two lines in the middle and the first three lines at the end, but with only two rhymes. Swinburne's The Roundel consists of 11 lines, two stanzas, where the first two lines are repeated, the second time at the poem's end.

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