Throughout the ages, poetry’s relationship with the most widespread performance or communication media of literate societies has been very strong, often completely interwoven into daily life. Thanks to the music of the 1960s and 1970s, and the later rise of punk and hip-hop, poetry’s relationship to perhaps our most extensive form of mass media music is as great as ever.
|Structure:||Principally single-line slogans or rhyming couplets|
|Measure/Beat:||Varied, but primarily iambic tetrameter and trimeter (musical beats)|
|Common Themes:||Commercial, cultural, love, human interest|