[OS X TeX] poetry packages

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Wed Aug 21 18:55:00 EDT 2013

On Aug 21, 2013, at 3:25 PM, Scot Mcphee <scot.mcphee at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have though found one interesting limitation of the package, that luckily doesn't affect me for the moment, at least. Namely: If I try to use it in a \documentclass{memoir} then any attempt at \poemlines{5} results in "undefined control sequence" in XeTeX (and also in plain LaTeX), even though the rest of it appears to work OK to at least some extent. However if I use \documentclass{article} all is fixed.
> That's OK for this short form thing that I'm doing at the moment, but it will come unstuck when it comes to my thesis.
> What would control or prohibit that operating properly in a memoir documentclass?

Memoir has its own verse class with syntax a bit different from the verse package. Instead of \poemlines{5}, in memoir you use


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