Please explain the form of "After I Wake Up" by Hilary Corke. Is it written in free verse or blank verse? Any information on this poem would be greatly appreciated.

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Hilary Corke's "After I Wake Up" is written in free verse. The difference between free verse and blank verse is that, while neither relies upon rhyme to lend cohesion to a poem, blank verse will adhere to a set meter. Blank verse will usually use iambic pentameter, where each line has five stressed beats, called "feet."

In this poem, the lines vary in length. Corke uses repetition, rather than rhyme scheme or set meter, to give his poem a...

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