(M) Monostich

MP900201712A monostich is a one-line stanza or poem. When it is a single poem, it can be a fragment, definition, image, etc. But it must be able to stand alone.

I am going to recycle my own example of a monostich. I posted it last year, and the words still rest on my fridge via magnetic poetry…

A smile always blooms when morning comes 

Add your own monostich in comments if you desire!

More about poetry a to z.

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2 thoughts on “(M) Monostich

    • Thanks for commenting! The two phrases you mention are more like idioms, than monostich. A monostich is a stanza of poetry, whereas idioms are an expression of sorts, like “kick the bucket”, that can’t be understood unless used together.

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