Form Fitting 101
Since Walt Whitman came along, free verse has taken over. Was poetry liberated? Many fine pratictioners of free verse might argue yes. Then again, some others mistakenly believe it's easier. Perhaps this is one of the reasons form poetry is undergoing a bit of a revival. Or perhaps they just understand that sometimes contstraint can breed creativity.
There are so many different forms out there, and many more being created every day. Can you recognize these forms based on some of their major characteristics?
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