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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Oddly enough, although the term "iambic pentameter" refers to a metrical pattern written in English, the term itself originates from Greek! How does THAT...

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    By Annie Finch

    Popular 19th century depiction of Anne Bradstreet "Heroic couplets?," my husband Glen asked in astonishment. "Why are you writing in heroic couplets? Well, I answered him,...

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