Learn about the Metrical Foot: Dactyl
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Poetry Bug: I've had about enough of anapests. Let's move on to dactyls.
Poetry Bug: A dactyl also has three syllables, but it is the first syllable that is spoken more forcefully, while the last two syllables are unstressed.
Teapot: Here's a dactyl to get their attention.
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Poems, text, and color by: Robert Pottle
Line art by: Jonathan Siruno