Friday 10 April 2020

English Verse, Lesson 5: Dactyls

Here's lesson number five. I completely fluffed the lines from Charge of the Light Brigade - it's "do and die" - but I couldn't be bothered to re-record the whole thing. I am terribly lazy.


  1. When you walk us through these rhythms and give examples it all seems to work so well. But, do you have any tips to help us to identify the form of a poem?

  2. Would nominate Hardy's "The Voice" as another great poem using dactylic metre.