Entertainment / Literature / Caesura: (pluralcaesurae): A pause separating phrases within lines of poetry--an important part of poetic rhythm. The term caesura comes from the Latin 'a cutting' or 'a slicing.' Some editors will indicate a caesura by inserting a slash (/) in the middle of a poetic line. Others insert extra space in this location. Others do not indicate the caesura typographically at all.
Life Style / Poetry / Half-Line: part of a line bounded by a caesura or some upper limit of syllables or stresses. MORE
Life Style / Poetry / Hemistich: part of a line bounded by a caesura or some upper limit of syllables or stresses. MORE