2.27 Anapestic Meter (Anapest)

This meter’s foot is best described as a waltz. diddy dum diddy dum one two THREE  one two THREE  one two THREE Words like violín, contradíct, and interrúpt are anapests. A great poetic example is A Visit From St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore. This is your stop, drop, and read a poem moment anyway. 

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