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Warning: in this video you will be introduced to words like anapestic, trochaic, dactylic, and pyrrhic. It is going to sound like a whole new language, and it basically is. Poetry lives its own separate, flowery world. Come on in!
Books are meant to be enjoyed. Sure, authors have different motives for their works—some may want to start a revolution while others hope to deli...
That's a good question. Maybe this is poetry. A haiku, perhaps.
Without meter, poetry is just... poetry without meter.
We'd like to read heavy metal poetry.
Have you ever read a sestina in a cantina or a villanelle in your holding cell? The great thing is that... not every type of poetry needs to rhyme....