Mnoronic

Ancient epic poets rhymed
(I’ve read) as a device mnemonic,
Narrative synapses primed
For recollection using sonic
Triggers (rhythm worked as well),
Which helps explain the richly-plotted
Blank-verse tale I can’t now tell:
It didn’t rhyme, and I forgot it.

Advertisements

About Michael

Silliness is good
This entry was posted in poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Mnoronic

  1. Free verse (without rhyme and rhythm) isn’t really poetry. Blank verse at least has rhythm. Both are largely forgettable and the former may be why few like poetry any more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s