Sculpture Doris Salcedo stacks over 1,550 chairs between two buildings via
I had almost forgotten (rest)
That words were made for rhyme: (rest)
And yet how well I knew it -- (rest)
Once upon a time! (rest)
(This example is of a Christopher Morley's poem from The Anthologist)
One of the most spectacular examples of this idea in dance is STOMP. Have you seen it? You should. It's kind of indescribable, but basically involves choreographed percussion, extreme movement and everyday objects. Its basis is beat, but its pauses make those beats all the more powerful.