Symploce (sim’-plo-see or sim’-plo-kee): The combination of anaphora and epistrophe: beginning a series of lines, clauses, or sentences with the same word or phrase while simultaneously repeating a different word or phrase at the end of each element in this series.
There is a garden of light and life growing in my head.
There is a river of imagery and imagination flowing through my head.
There is never a moment of stillness operative in my head.
There it rages. The protean ooze sloshing in my head.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
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