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Alliteration The repeating of beginning letter or sound in two or more words in a line of poetry: midnight moans, baby bird, city slicker.
For example: I will go to the west wall,” Kaa whispered. This is the house of pride and power, Talon and tusk and claw. From The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling. Another example: Tumbled are the towers, Ruined the roofs, And broken the barred gate. From The Ruin Tenth-century poet
A third example: Whereat, with blade, with bloody, blameful blade, He bravely breached his boiling bloody breast. A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare Dancing Dolphins Those tidal thoroughbreds that tango through the turquoise tide. Their taut tails thrashing they twist in tribute to the titans. They twirl through the trek tumbling towards the tide. Throwing themselves towards those theatrical thespians. Paul McCann
1.Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, 2.While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, 3.Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before; 4.Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, 5.Nothing further then he uttered—not a feather then he fluttered— 6.Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, 7.What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt and ominous bird of yore Phrases from The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe