Do Poems Have to Rhyme?

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Poems do not have to rhyme. This is because at some point in the creation of each poem, the poet has to make decisions about rhythm, rhyme and form. Rhyme is one of the key ways in which a poet can instil verse with a sense of structure and meaning.
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