By Gage Proctor
History of Free-Verse Poems
Purpose of Free-Verse Poems
Example: (What a novel would say) 'They had so much fun today.' (What a free-verse poem would say) 'They wore smiles all the way home.
Characteristics of Free-Verse Poems
They don't have a regular meter or a rhythm.
They don't have any set rules.
Free-Verse poems don't follow proper rhyme scheme.
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-free-verse-poems.html (Example of Free-Verse)
http://literarydevices.net/free-verse/ (Characteristics of Free-Verse)