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strophe, aehter, words i learned from ginsberg

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most of us are poets and know this one, ginsberg uses it in Howl, i think its Howl, no no sorry its that one about America...

strophe, just in case you didn't know most none poets don't know.

stro·phe    ( P )  Pronunciation Key  (strf)
n.

1.
a. The first of a pair of stanzas of alternating form on which the structure of a given poem is based.
b. A stanza containing irregular lines.

2. The first division of the triad constituting a section of a Pindaric ode.
3.
a. The first movement of the chorus in classical Greek drama while turning from one side of the orchestra to the other.
b. The part of a choral ode sung while this movement is executed.

or that other ginsberg word, Aether, i didn't know of this word till after he played with it being a lot like ether...def: poetic term for the breadth of gods, i think thats pretty damn cool word.



strophe, aehter, words i learned from ginsberg

Posted to Utterances




most of us are poets and know this one, ginsberg uses it in Howl, i think its Howl, no no sorry its that one about America...

strophe, just in case you didn't know most none poets don't know.

stro·phe    ( P )  Pronunciation Key  (strf)
n.

1.
a. The first of a pair of stanzas of alternating form on which the structure of a given poem is based.
b. A stanza containing irregular lines.

2. The first division of the triad constituting a section of a Pindaric ode.
3.
a. The first movement of the chorus in classical Greek drama while turning from one side of the orchestra to the other.
b. The part of a choral ode sung while this movement is executed.

or that other ginsberg word, Aether, i didn't know of this word till after he played with it being a lot like ether...def: poetic term for the breadth of gods, i think thats pretty damn cool word.