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.


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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.

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