Alliteration is the occurrence of the same sound, if not a letter, at the starting of two or more words in a single line, in a poem.
1. The slender smiling girl.
2. The song of sweet birds.
3. Black bug bit a bear.
4. Practise the piano.
5. Feel the phone on your face.
What are the uses of alliteration?
1. It creates a rhythm, similar to rhyming words
2. It emphasizes the importance of phrases.
3. Mostly used in tongue twisters.
Alliteration used in the poem "For Anne Gregory":
Love you for yourself alone
And not your yellow hair
And set such colour there
That he had found a text to prove