i have to write a ballad. The 1st and 3rd lines need to be in iambic tetrameter and 2nd and 4th in iambic trimeter. is this right?

Today I told my friend about
The dream I had one night.
β€œThis red rose grew alone
In a small lot without sunlight.”

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asked by Michelle
  1. The first and second lines are right, but not the third and fourth. Remember the rhythm you're after.

    da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM
    da DUM da DUM da DUM
    da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM
    da DUM da DUM da DUM

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