Poetry Kaleidoscope: Guide to Poetry

Internal Rhyme

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In poetry, internal rhyme, or middle rhyme, is rhyme which occurs within a single line of verse.

Examples

the grains beyond age, the dark veins of her mother
-Dylan Thomas
I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers
-Percy Bysshe Shelley
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary.
-Edgar Allan Poe

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