Monometer

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In poetry, a monometer is a line of verse with just one metrical foot or dipody[1].

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Monometer can be exemplified by this portion of Robert Herrick's poem "Upon His Departure Hence":[1]

Thus I
Passe by,
And die:
As one,
Unknown,
And gone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Works of Robert Herrick Vol 1 ed. Alfred Pollard, Lawrence & Bullen 1891

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