double rhyme

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a two-syllable rhyme

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In each stanza, the double rhyme in the third line wobbles the tone toward amusement before adjusting back to seriousness again in the fourth, when the heavy single rhyme mutes the double rhyme buried in the middle of the stanza.
By exchanging different initial and terminal combinations, or their homophonic equivalents, the double rhyme end can be replaced by a single rhyme end, by a single rhyme beginning, and then disappear altogether.
With its lyrical phrasing, relatively high proportion of longer words, rhythmic meter and "gibbons-ribbons" double rhyme, this may still be the best rhyming, end-to-end-palindromic quatrain ever composed, as it probably would be even were the genre much more heavily populated than it is.
Comment: "Demi" rhymes in an ABAB pattern, the "A" lines all ending in double rhymes and the "B" lines in single rhymes, no rhyming words or word combinations being used more than once in the poem.
The final four rhymes of this passage are all double rhymes (VCVC), dependent upon the weak, pluralizing--es ending to increase their complexity.