High Flight by John Gillespie Magee, Jr. Oh Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of
Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, ...
Apr 20, 2010 ... Before she has her floor swept Or her dishes done, Any day you'll find her A-
sunning in the sun! It's long after midnight Her key's in the lock, ...
A poetic line is written in metrical feet – a unit between oral pauses. ... Every line
of good poetry contains its music and its treasures. ... Properly experiencing or
interpreting the first line of any poem is vital to the reading or spoken-word ...
www.holmdelschools.org/schools/satz/eng_dept/Writing styles/Poetry/Terms/feet, meter, scansion.htm
We describe a line of poetry with a two-word naming system, kind of like we use
for ... The first word tells us the type of foot, and the second word tells us the ... no
clear repetition of a foot, the line is named for the number of syllables it contains;
The shortest line of poetry contains only one foot (monometer); one of the longest
... Sometimes the three-line stanza is so arranged that the first and third line of ...
Anapest is a poetic device defined as a metrical foot in a line of a poem that
contains three syllables wherein the first two syllables are short and unstressed ...
web.scott.k12.va.us/gcms/Old/GCMS web pages/uploaded files/Exploring Poetry.pptx
Poetry contains elements such as meter, rhyme schemes, imagery, quatrains,
metaphors ... This can be done easily by simply identifying the first foot of the line.
Additionally, the first line must be a nonsense phrase, the second line a ... A foot
usually contains one stressed syllable and at least one unstressed syllable.
I think you've marked the feet correctly in those four lines that you quote from the
... Each foot contains two syllables; the first of those syllables is unstressed and ...
If you have a line of poetry in which each foot contains two syllables, the first of
which is unstressed and the second of which is stressed, then you have an iamb,