:the running over of a sentence from one verse or couplet into another so that closely related words fall in different lines.
http://www.m-w.com/ (Merriam-Webster Online)

:a spillover of poetry from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line.
 William Packard, The Art of Poetry Writing (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992) , 161.

A Clear Midnight   (Walt Whitman)

This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the
Away from books, away from art, the day
     erased, the
lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing,
    pondering the
themes thou lovest best,
Night, sleep, death and the stars.


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