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rhyme

(rīm)
1. Correspondence in sound of the ends of words, e.g., smell, well, and foretell.
2. A poem in rhyme.
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Thus, choosing the safer path of euphonious but rhymeless verse, the translations by J.
Bertolt Brecht: Poetry And Prose is an anthology primarily of poetry, but also offering the prose works "Socrates Wounded" and "The Unseemly Old Lady" by Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), which reveals his skill in the free-verse that he calls "rhymeless lyrics with irregular rhythm." The poetry is presented both in its original German and English translation.
Among such readings are not only rhymeless lines, such as line 2368, but also leonines and couplets.
Here Auslander evokes a time without Eve in the rhymeless short lines so characteristic of her later poetic style:
Written in rhymeless alliterative verse, the epic tells of the life and death of Beowulf, prince of the Geats, hero and king.
Rhymeless and unmetered, his poems nevertheless employ strong cadences derived from Midwestern speech, and the diction ranges from a strong, sometimes hackneyed rhetoric to easygoing slang.