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Scansion Poems - Poems about Scansion

Scansion Poems - Examples of all types of poems about scansion to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for scansion.

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Premium Member Heretical Hanks
...rical pranks; A master of rhyme And sonnets sublime He'd nevertheless be the first to confess That his messing with scansion caused lavish expansion Of ultimate lines which knew no confines, Defying all schools of rhythmical rules, ......Read More
Categories: scansion, angst, humorous, poetry,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example
...slip down, fall down, become vile;] ilukkam= ignominy; iyanrathu= that which has proceeded naturally; aram= virtue. Scansion: The classical VENBA metre with which the poet has to contend in order to compose a mere two lines - not to men......Read More
Categories: scansion, poetry, tamil, word play,
Form: Epigram
What i was trying to say
...An expansion in the scansion ......Read More
Categories: scansion, allegory, allusion, irony, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Neater Meter, Almost a Sonnet
...essions drone to no effect, a man without a muse, a hopeless schemer, still not an ounce of talent to detect. When scansion throughout does not read well; pray God, grant freedom from iambic hell.......Read More
Categories: scansion, appreciation, parody, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Charles Phillips
...he prestigious university. Prose stylist as John Steinbeck. In your poems, your prosody has melody – rhythmic scansion as Paderewski’s music. You described us in your poems: The New Poland, thoughts of Holland and the ......Read More
Categories: scansion, america,
Form: Verse



Imagination
...forest comes alive where fairies play or shadow monsters loom in silence. Then... Imagination brings you safely home. Scansion: i-MA-gi-NA-tion FREES im-PRI-soned-SOULS to SOAR a-MONG the STARS on GOL-den WINGS or REST up-ON the MOON as......Read More
Categories: scansion, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Inspiration
... I like to think a thought right through, then cogitate a phrase or two. A telling rhyme, with scansion clear, will echo through my inner ear. Then if I've pondered far too hard, I'll summon help from book or bard. ......Read More
Categories: scansion, hope, inspirational,
Form: Verse
And Frees Your Robot Mind (little wisdoms)
...Iambic Heptameter Couplets (fourteen syllables--seven unstressed--seven stressed) scansion of first line: a/LIT/tle/TA/ken/IN/the/MID/dle/'TILL/you/HAVE/e/NOUGH unstressed syllables: a/tle/ken/the/d......Read More
Categories: scansion, life, time, life, time,
Form: Couplet