By Tynea Lewis more by Tynea Lewis. While not all poems rhyme, some follow a certain rhyming scheme, adding to the rhythm of the poem. The last word of each line is what we look at when discussing a rhyme scheme. Rhyming words are words that have the same ending sound from the last vowel sound through the end of the word. It's important to listen to the sound of the words and not just look at the spelling; there are many words that have a similar spelling but do not have the same sound.
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March I try to write using ordinary words and simple sentences. That kind of writing is easier to read, and the easier something is to read, the more deeply readers will engage with it. The less energy they expend on your prose, the more they'll have left for your ideas. And the further they'll read. Most readers' energy tends to flag part way through an article or essay.
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