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Welcome to Young Writers' free Poetry Glossary

What is Prose?

Prose is the ordinary form of written or spoken language. It has no meter, pattern or rhyme to it.

Examples of prose

A newspaper article.

A fictional novel.

A magazine interview.

A biography.

We run creative writing competitions that involve writing stories so why don't you enter one of our story competitions.

More poetry terms below.

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Please also visit our Poetry Glossary – Poetry Types

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