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Composed as a continuous sequence of verse lines of the same length and metre, and thus not divided into stanzas. Poems written in blank verse or in heroic couplets are usually stichic; if divided up at all, their uneven subdivisions are called verse paragraphs.

Subjects: Literature.

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