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Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Rhythm Worm

I know people have ear worm where they can't get a tune out of their head. Am I the only person who gets "rhythm worm" where it is a particular musical or prosodic rhythm that gets stuck in my head?

1 comment:

Thomas said...

I get that. And I also find that the melodies that are most likely to stick are those with a "fascinating rhythm".