What Is the Name for an 8 Line Poem?

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Double-dactyl is the term for an 8-line poem, with each line using a specific form. Line 1: a nonsense phrase (often, 'Higgledy-piggedly'). A person's name makes up line 2. Lines 4 and 8 rhyme, and line 6 uses one, six-syllable word.
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