We do not insist upon "free-verse" as the only method of writing poetry.
The subject of free-verse is too complicated to be discussed here.
The old question has been lately reopened, however, by the anomalous form called 'free-verse.'
Free-verse (or, as Miss Lowell prefers, 'unrhymed cadence') is a hydra-headed phenomenon.
The many kinds of free-verse are recognizable chiefly by the greater or less feeling of metrical form lying behind them.
In absolute contrast to free-verse, which is the denial of metrical formalism, this is the apotheosis of it.
We believe that the individuality of a poet may often be better expressed in free-verse than in conventional forms.