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As a poet - how do you think about metre?

Watch poets Vahni Capildeo and Penny Boxall discuss how they think about metre in their poetry.

In this video, poets Vahni Capildeo and Penny Boxall explore how they think about metre in their poetry.

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Consider these prompting questions and let us know what you think in the comments section. You may like to use these questions as a starting point for your comment, or you may choose to answer one specific question – we look forward to hearing from you!

How do you think about metre?

Has this video opened your eyes to other ways of thinking about metre?

What are the creative ways in which Vahni Capildeo and Penny Boxall think about metre?

Do these speak to your experience of reading or writing poetry?

Let us know in the comments below.

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