I see some, but very little in the first.
The second has striking, if unusual rhythm.
Peter Dillane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>But seriously :
>"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of
>a good fortune must be in want of a wife."
>ticks the box for rhythm
>whereas apart from the mention of rhythm there isnt so much in:
>To whom I owe the leaping delight
>That quickens my senses in our wakingtime
>And the rhythm that governs the repose of our sleepingtime,
>the breathing in unison.
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>From: "P" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:41 PM
>Subject: Re: prose poetry--new topic
>> Rythmn is a key difference.
>> Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>The distinction between "prose" and "poetry" cannot be justified
>>>theoretically: it is simply impossible to establish any criteria that will
>>>"do the job."
>>>But if an author _calls_ a text a "prose poem" the reader responds
>>>differently, uses different hermeneutic procedures, in construing it.
>>>Is "found poetry" still around?