Free-Verse

A poem by maxwell nazarko

What is a Free-Verse

A Free-Verse is a poem that does NOT rhyme or set meter

History of Free-Verse

Free-Verse was invented in the 1900s By Ezra Pound in England

What is the purpose of a Free-Verse poem

The purpose of a Free-Verse is not to break all traditional rules of poetry, and also free verse has a greater verity of words that you can use instead of being forced into using specific words.

How can you identify a Free-Verse poem?

Free-Verse has not specific pattern or rhyme or meter. Its just diffrent from all the other poems.

Example of a free-verse

Fog by Carl Sandburg

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The fog comes

on little cat feet.

It sits looking

over harbor and city

on silent haunches

and then moves on.

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