Why poetry is the music in words and my obsession with half rhyme

Am I embarrassing you? I’m in Paris with you.

I don’t know why the sounds of half rhyme excite me so much. My favourite poems appear to be those that follow no set pattern and adopt a more imperfect tone and rhyme scheme. Perhaps it’s the predictability of perfect rhyme that loses my attention- I like this abstract idea of manipulating words. It’s a similar idea to the expressionist and modern composers. The idea that no rules need be followed, but through the half rhyme the poetic quirkiness is not lost! 

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