Iambic Monometer



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Iambic Monometer is a verse in a one-foot line.

There are only a few poems written entirely in iambic monometer.

One such is given below:

Thus I

Pass by,

And die :

As one

Unknown

And gone.

I'm made

A shade

And laid

I'th' grave :

These have

My care

Where tell

I dwell

Farewell.


(
-Robert Herrick : Upon His Departure Hence)











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