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Amy Lowell (1874 – 1925)


American poet of the Imagist school who posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.
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Amy Lowell
Life is a stream
On which we strew
Petal by petal the flower of our heart.
Lowell quotes
Polyphonic prose is a kind of free verse, except that it is still freer. Polyphonic makes full use of cadence, rime, alliteration, assonance.
Lowell
To understand Vers libre, one must abandon all desire to find in it the even rhythm of metrical feet. One must allow the lines to flow as they will when read aloud by an intelligent reader.




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