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What is an Echo Verse Poem?

An Echo Verse is when the last word or syllable in a line is repeated or echoed underneath to form a rhyming line, normally ending as the last line being the title to the poem.

An Example of an Echo Verse

What is this that falls from the sky?
Echo - I
Do you live above the thunder?
Echo - Under
Are you cold white snow?
Echo - No
You don’t fall quietly from the cloud
Echo - Loud
You hit the ground with a spatter
Echo - Patter
You journey from the sky to the drain
Echo - Rain

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