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"I'll prose it here, I'll verse it there,
And picturesque it ev'ry where"

--The Tour of Dr Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (1812) by William Combe and Thomas Rowlandson

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The word Verse is used in several senses:

  1. Metrical poetry, as opposed to prose.
  2. A line of poetry, whether metrical or not.

Verse may refer to:



  • Verse (poetry), a line of poetry, a stanza
  • Blank verse is a type of poetry having regular meter but no rhyme
  • Free verse is a type of poetry written without the use of strict meter or rhyme, but that is still recognizable as 'poetry'
  • Versed, 2009 collection of poetry by Rae Armantrout
  • Verse, an occasional synonym for poetry



Other uses

  • Verse protocol, a networking protocol allowing real-time communication between computer graphics software
  • ’verse, expanded canon associated with a fictional universe.

See also

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