Prompt: Is rap a form of poetry?  Why or why not? Support your answer with evidence.

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I think that rap is a form of poetry because both of them have a repeated rhythm. Plus, often in poetry and rap the word of the last stanza rhymes with another word that’s the last one in a stanza. Rap to me is like a more upbeat version of poetry. The writing styles of both are very similar. They also both have a rhythm patterns. For example, a pattern for rap and poetry could be ABAB form. This means that the ending word of both A sentences will rhyme, and the ending word of both B sentences will rhyme. Some poems have actually been turned into rap songs. On this website is a list of raps that were first poems.