Asked • 06/05/19

Using two-syllable words?

Is it ever okay to use two-syllable words as unstressed in a rhyme or poem?e.g. In this sentence using "pigeon" as two unstressed syllables:>The śmall pigeon rán to the édge of the fórest I assume that as this is going against the natural emphasis of the word, it is incorrect... however I have seen it done before in top quality rhymes. Can anyone tell me what the rules are?Thank you!

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