Treasured tropes of verse are here,
and each new type supported
by choice examples from the past,
with every entry sorted.
With rhymes that are purple,
And structures that lurk, all
hidden in overlong stanzas;
When it's prose versus verses
Then follow the hearses.
For now, you're no longer in Kansas.
Perhaps you Marvell what's been Donne!
Perhaps Lewis Caroll-ing in the aisles.
Read Joyce! Speak Swift! The language Burns,
The Poe-faced and the Auden-ry.
New Frost. Old Hughes! The mind discerns
examples that had ought-to-be.
- Accidental Rhyme
- Ironic Nursery Rhyme
- Lame Rhyme Dodge
- Least Rhymable Word
- Midword Rhyme
- Nursery Rhyme
- Painful Rhyme
- Prophecies Rhyme All the Time
- Rhymes on a Dime
- Rhyming Episode
- Rhyming List
- Rhyming with Itself
- Stock Rhymes
- Sublime Rhyme (rhyming trope names)
- Subverted Rhyme Every Occasion