A poem which only uses one vowel. So words need to only have one of a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y. A form of constrained writing.

  • Cathy Park Hong's Ballad in A is an excellent example of the form:

Marshall’s a marksman, maps Kansan’s track,
calm as a shaman, sharp as a hawk,

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