If you’re looking to rhyme all the time with the best,
You might become mates with the mad anapest;
One metrical foot upon which the pest hops
Permits you to pull out the rhythmical stops,
Then four friends will find him, all merry wee men:
Anapaestic tetrameter’s what you have then;
While romping together you all may cut loose –
Your poems will resemble the good Dr. Seuss!
But blank-verse has more of that modernist clout,
And if you prefer it, do please
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