Free verse is an open form of poetry. It does not use consistent meter patterns,
rhyme, or any ... verse is as binding and as liberating as the form of a rondeau",
and T. S. Eliot wrote, "...
Free verse poems do not follow the rules, and have no rhyme or rhythm; but they
are still an artistic expression. They are sometimes thought to be a modern form ...
While the traditional view of formal poetry includes a very strict rhyme scheme
that must be adhered to, the free verse style popularized by the great Ezra Pound
Oct 19, 2010 ... "I only like poems that rhyme." Or, more drastically: "If it doesn't rhyme, it's not a
poem." These declarations of allegiance to end-rhyme sound ...
Apr 28, 2008 ... The Queen's English Society may sound like the name of a Monty Python sketch,
but I assure you it's very real. The group aims to protect "the ...
Apr 6, 2011 ... Today's thought is: poems do not need meter and rhyme. Free verse poetry can
be a feast for reader and writer alike. Poems in Free Verse.
Did you know that poems in Ancient Greek or Latin generally didn't rhyme? It was
only after the Middle Ages that European poetry began to include rhyme
Such poems are without rhythms and rhyme schemes; do not follow regular
rhyme scheme rules and still provide artistic expression. In this way, the poet can
Not all poetry rhymes. It's common to hear readers criticize poems that don't
rhyme, suggesting, perhaps, that the poets concerned were insufficiently skilled.
No matter if they rhyme or not, celebrate National Poetry Month in April — and
throughout the year with these and other poems!