Epigram are short, to the point, often witty, and often written or spoken to in jest. They don’t have to rhyme, but the rhythm should be as witty as the words. Often, Epigrams are spoken aloud as retorts, but they are just as poignant as written replies. Notice, they are made up of couplets. I mentioned you’d want to know how to write a couplet.

How much meaning can you convey in two lines?

Here’s is one of my attempts.

Behold the words.
The moments gone as stillness passes through.

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