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Just a question I need to know... but in a poem, can three lines be considered a stanza? There's a poem I'm reading and the verses are in three lines, can those three lines (combined) be called a stanza? Or do they have to be at least 5 lines?
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  1. Yes, three lines can be a stanza. The word "stanza" is usually used to refer to lines in a song (more than poetry), but does apply. A stanza is a group of lines that establish a pattern that is repeated throughout the song or poem (rhyme scheme, etc.).

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  2. Okay, thank you Reed! :)

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  3. You're welcome! :)

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