- n a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
- Recently the Harrovians have given Old Harrovian Churchill a new stanza to the old Stet Fortuna Domus to sing if he wishes: While in the fight to guard the Right.
- Franklin Lee Stevenson, 63, who, when down on his luck in 1924, hit upon an inspiration and a career as the "undertakers' poet laureate," at a starting fee of $1 a stanza; of a .
- Early last year, the bush storyteller Murray Hartin penned a 14-stanza poem in three hours flat.
- Barbra Streisand in MSNBC
I loved the first stanza, because to me this war is kind of senseless, and I don't know why we're there,Streisand told The Associated Press. "Just the sadness of, we're there, but don't want to have those people in harm's way, and yet we...
- Philip Larkin in Los Angeles Times
He read -- tried to read -- part of a Philip Larkin poem called "Going, Going,'' but then he got to ''the stanza that always kills me'' and his voice faltered again:" "And that will be England gone, The shadows, the meadows, the lanes, The...
- Tom Hanks in GrantsPassNews.com
The first stanza of the Stars Spangle Banner asks a question,said Hanks, "All Americans will respond to this question. You, our national family, answered this as Americans, 'Yes, our flag still waves'."