FORMS OF POETRY THE VARIOUS TYPES OF POETRY. CONCRETE POEM CONCRETE POETRYSOMETIMES ALSO CALLED...

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FORMS OF POETRY THE VARIOUS TYPES OF POETRY CONCRETE POEM CONCRETE POETRYSOMETIMES ALSO CALLED SHAPE POETRYIS POETRY WHOSE VISUAL APPEARANCE MATCHES THE TOPIC OF THE POEM. THE WORDS FORM SHAPES WHICH ILLUSTRATE THE POEMS SUBJECT AS A PICTURE REVERSE POEM REVERSE POETRY IS A POEM THAT CAN BE READ FORWARDS ONE WAY AND HAVE A MEANING, BUT ALSO BE READ BACKWARDS AND HAVE ANOTHER DIFFERENT MEANING. AS I WAS PASSING NEAR THE JAIL I MET A MAN, BUT HURRIED BY. HIS FACE WAS GHASTLY, GRIMLY PALE. HE HAD A GUN. I WONDERED WHY HE HAD. A GUN? I WONDERED... WHY, HIS FACE WAS *GHASTLY*! GRIMLY PALE I MET A MAN, BUT HURRIED BY, AS I WAS PASSING NEAR THE JAIL. OUR GENERATION - REVERSE POEM SLAM POETRY A POETRY SLAM IS A COMPETITION AT WHICH POETS READ OR RECITE ORIGINAL WORK. THESE PERFORMANCES ARE THEN JUDGED ON A NUMERIC SCALE BY PREVIOUSLY SELECTED MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE. GUANTE - SPOKEN POET HAIKU A HAIKU IS A SHORT POEM WHICH USES IMAGISTIC LANGUAGE TO CONVEY THE ESSENCE OF AN EXPERIENCE OF NATURE OR THE SEASONIMAGISTIC LANGUAGE FORMAT: USE OF THREE LINES OF UP TO 17 SYLLABLES TRADITIONALLY IN "575" FORM ALLUSION TO NATURE OR THE SEASONSSEASONS WRITTEN IN THREE LINES MY HAIKU THE BIRDS ARE CHIRPING IN THE AIR I SMELL THE MUD SPRING IS AROUND US