free verse


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unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern

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Rashid, he was a leading poet of the group Halqa-e Arbab-e Zauq, which broke away from the classic convention of Radeef and Qafia, explored the rich resources of blank verse and free verse.
On the other hand, if we insist on the materiality that traditional prosody celebrates, and on rhythm demanding some patterning on that level, we cannot find it in much of free verse.
In one previous study of a contemporary free verse poet, the accented syllable in a word received a higher pitch more than 99% of the time.
BEIRUT - Lebanese poet Ounsi al-Hajj, who pioneered the use of free verse in Arabic poetry in the 20th century, died Tuesday aged 77, his family said.
This kind of via negativa definition of free verse is not unprecedented.
Written in free verse, Senior's text reads like a sing-song conversation sprinkled with repetition, onomatopoeia, lists and different types of rhyme (e.
All change Free Verse is due to have her fifth jockey in six races when Willy Twiston-Davies takes over on the Queen's runner today.
The first, entitled "Voraussetzungen fur den freien Vers," traces the shift from metrical to free verse in Holderlin's odes and elegies, his translations from Greek, and exemplary poems from the sequence of Nachtgesange, demonstrating how these poems test the limits of metrical form and exhibit a variety of rhythmical possibilities.
One Hundred Small Yellow Envelopes is a poetry chapbook by prize-winning poet and literature teacher James Crews, offering an eclectic diversity of brief, free-verse poems ranging in format from free verse to stream-of-consciousness.
The free verse compositions range from the abstract to the concrete with the various forms of page layout being an integral aspect of the poetry itself.
The poetry here is free verse in generally short lines, accessible, imagistic.
Changing forms from free verse to heroic couplets and other poetic devices as suits the story, She Alone encapsulates its nameless protagonist's struggle to find her own sense of place and identity in a rapidly evolving world.
Four youngsters bond over the summer, and their exploration of friendship and family is presented in free verse.
Unafraid to experiment with free verse in a wide variety of formats and tempos, Because Why is an eclectic collection of harsh thoughts, lofty ideals, fond memories, snapshots of dark reality, and much more.
The most cursory survey of new poetry books confirms the predominance of free verse.