There are many poetic devices in our writer’s toolbox that many of us turn to without a second thought, I think of such things as rhythm, movement, repetition and alliteration. We use them because they are pleasing to the ear.
Even when writing prose, I find myself “feeling” syllable counts, stresses and alliteration–a form of repetition that draws the reader in.
For today’s prompt, write a poem or a bit of prose, even if just a paragraph of description, in which you use alliteration. I bet, if you go back into some of your archives, you will find an example…even if you were unaware that you were using alliteration at the time.
In the meantime, here’s Johnny Carson and Jack Webb with absolutely amazing alliteration to give you a good laugh:
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