Alliterative assonance

Alliteration is defined in Merriam-Webster as “the repetition of usu. initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables … called also head rhyme, initial rhyme.”
An example is “Gary’s goat gobbled Laura’s llama’s leaves and hogged down Horace’s horse’s hay.” That sentence also ends with post-literation, if that’s a proper term; many of its words end with “s.”
But does this sentence count as alliteration? The sounds are the same, but two words start with different consonants that have an “s” sound:
“Sam celebrated Fort Sumter Day by sporting pseudo-Southern duds.”
Alliteration adds a feel of poetry to writing. I also like internal rhyme. It too gives a poetic feel to writing:
“Steve took a leak in a knee-deep creek.”
Well, sorry to sign off so soon, but I must address other issues.

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