Repetition is when a word or sentence is placed more than once within a poem.
Using a refrain in a poem.
Putting a chorus in a poem.
An echo verse has repetition when the word or syllable at the end of a line is repeated as a response in the next line.
A Kennings poem can have a repeated rhyme all the way through.
Repetition is used in poetry to help the poem become interesting. Repetition is used to help create a pattern within a poem.
Why don't you try writing a poem using repetition and enter it into one of our poetry competitions.
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