I am using solution give by @Herbet I try to add desired font size to the verse environment but it did not work for me. my entire document appears at font size 12. I want the verse to appear in font size 18. Rest of the document can stay at size 12.
There is a one line text on top of the verse, I want it to appear in font size 8 bold in red color. I do not know how to create a command for this so that I can use it and be able to change properties later. I would appreciate your help