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    Can someone give me an example of a stanza in poetry?

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    A stanza is just another word for verse. The following is a poem with two four-line stanzas by Emily Dickinso"n:

    The bustle in a house
    The morning after death
    Is solemnest of industries
    Enacted upon earth, -

    The sweeping up the heart,
    And putting love away
    We shall not want to use again
    Until eternity.


    http://www.online-literature.com/dickinson/458/

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