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The difference between poetry and prose?

Poetry is written with rhythm and rhyme. It consists of a certain unique pattern, whereas prose is simple writing blocks consisting of simple writings and paragraphs.

Lyrics are considered poetry, a novel or short story would be prose. Prose has no line breaks. Poetry does.

Prose is restricted by grammar—

Poetry is not.

Prose utilizes paragraphs; poetry uses verses (stanzas).

Did Shakespeare write poetry? Yes. You may be inclined to think of him as strictly a poet, but hardly any poet is because any other form of writing would be prose. Unfortunately, No one goes a whole lifetime writing poetry alone. 😢

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