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I can't think of a specific way to answer your question but I collect phrases that inspire me to think of things in a fresh new way. Some are prosaic and some are poetic. The first category in my collection is OPPOSITES ATTRACT and here are some examples. Perhaps they will get you inspired to collect examples of what you're seeking. The absence of evidence ...


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In twenty years of participating on many sites, AllPoetry delivers the greatest value across the spectrum: participation, platform, community, talent, anonymity when needed, and wise oversight. There is talent everywhere and at every level. But you have to draw people out if you want feedback since there are two main constituencies at AllPoetry: those with a ...


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I'm not an authoritative source on Yadu poems, but I at least did some research to try and help. This is the best source I could locate, since it provided the most detail. To quote, The ya-du is a Burmese poetic form. Here are the guidelines: Quintains (or five-line stanzas). Four syllables in the first four lines. The final line has either five, seven, ...


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It depends who you ask. Some people say that rhyme is about the last vowel sound at the end of a word. Others say it is the last syllable. A third group say it is only the last stressed syllable. My view? It is what you want it to be if it sounds right to you. Try these examples out. On the first definition 'purple' could be said to rhyme with 'subtle'. (Yes,...


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