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Alphabet Poem: An acrostic poem of thirteen lines in which each line consists of two words, each word beginning with sequential letters in the alphabetic pattern ABCDEF, etc. Deutsche noteas that many poet . . . View Full Definition
Phonemic Alphabet: The twelve vowel sounds and twenty-two consonant sounds that make up spoken english, normally encoded between virgules / /.
Occasional Poem: A poem written to describe or comment on a particular event or occasion. Examples are andrew marvell's 'horatian ode' and alfred lord tennyson's 'the charge of the light brigade.'
Poem: Defined by samuel johnson in his great dictionary (1755) as 'the work of a poet: a metrical composition.'
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