Paromoiosis (par-o-moy-o’-sis): Parallelism of sound between the words of adjacent clauses whose lengths are equal or approximate to one another. The combination of isocolon and assonance.
I am fixed on happiness.
I never move, I guess.
The wind blows.
The weed grows.
I don’t care.
But au contraire.
There’s trouble nonetheless.
No trouble, no happiness.
The sun breaks through a dismal sky
Beaming pleasure like a lullaby.
You get sick. You get well.
Your medicine delivers you from hell.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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