Decastich Poetry Challenge

Greetings! Here you will find a list of all the 10-line poetry challenges from my blog, plus any new 10-line poems I’ve come across since creating the challenge. They are listed alphabetically rather than in chronological order. I hope you find this index to be useful in your study of poetry.

Happy writing!


  1. Amphion
  2. Brady’s Touch
  3. Carpe Diem
  4. Cinq Trois DecaLa Rhyme
  5. Copla Real
  6. Decannelle
  7. Decathlon
  8. Decuain
  9. Dectina Refrain
  10. Double Five
  11. Double Tetractys
  12. Ercil ~ also a video how-to: My Writing Process: How to Write a 10-Line Poem
  13. Etheree
  14. Etheree, Reversed
  15. Gardenia
  16. Ghazal
  17. Miniature
  18. Mini Monoverse
  19. Mirror Cinquain
  20. Mirror Oddquain
  21. Ovillejo
  22. Pirouette
  23. Quinnette
  24. Ravenfly
  25. Sacred Signia
  26. San Hsien
  27. Sonnetina Cinque
  28. Sonnetina Due
  29. Sonnetina Quattro
  30. Sonnetina Tre
  31. Sonnetina Uno
  32. Stress Matrix Dectet
  33. Ten-by-Ten
  34. Trianglet
  35. Tritina
  36. Zeno