An Introduction to Blank Verse

A good introduction courtesy of the blog Interesting Literature, on the origins of blank verse. The post explains that blank verse was invented by the Earl of Surrey, and explores the differences between blank and free verse, blank verse being closest to everyday speech.

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5 thoughts on “An Introduction to Blank Verse

    1. K Morris Poet Post author

      You are welcome, Gabriela. I must confess to getting confused at times as to the distinction between blank (as oppoesed to free) verse). I guess that poets often use a combination of forms, sometimes without even being aware (at a conscious level) that they are doing so.

      Best wishes, Kevin


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