April 30th, 2010

STOCK: sorry I stabbed you bb

enjambment

While it's still Poetry Month...

enjambment [en-JAM-muhnt]
noun

definition
The continuation of a syntactic unit from one line or couplet of a poem to the next with no pause.

etymology
French enjambement, from Middle French, encroachment, from enjamber to straddle, encroach on, from en- + jambe leg