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.
Time’s passing cuts up my life
With the stained blade of strife
Dulled by hope, apathy, mania, and fear
It’s painful drag makes me a seer
I see the inevitable future with total certainty, but I don’t know when
Time will stop inside my head and they’ll bury me in the glen
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
Buy a print edition of The Daily Trope! The print edition is entitled The Book of Tropes and is available on Amazon for $9.99. A Kindle edition is available for $5.99.