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Free Verse

Free verse is free---from verse,
But verse is poetry's body.
That's why free verse is shoddy:
It wants to be something,
But holds on to nothing.
Free verse is free---from verse.

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  1. Date: 8/27/2010 11:12:00 PM
    Very intriguing poem here for sure. I both disagree and agree with it! Ha ha! Paradoxes, oxymorons, strong metaphors, with a dash of meter and rhyme, can make free verse into some really good paradoxical "slavery" verse~Chris

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 10:41:00 PM
    Interesting take on Free verse, just makes room for poetry that does not fit other molds. thanks for sharing. Judy Riley