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Types of Poetry

Types of Poetryby: Samantha rollinsAcrostic A poem that is written around a word, usually the topic of the poem, such that the first letter of each line spells out that word.

BalladA simple narrative folk poem with short stanzas that are suitable for singing and that tells a story.

EpicA long narrative poem that tells of a legendary heros deeds.

Free VerseA poem that is written without proper rules about form, rhyme, rhythm, or meter.

SonnetA fourteen line poem in iambic pentameter with a prescribed rhyme scheme.Its subject was traditionally love

Cinquain

A poem in a metrical form or verse that has five lines.

HaikuThis kind of Japanese seventeen-syllable poem is usually about nature.It is divided into three lines of five, seven, and five syllables.

Limerick A humorous five-line poem with A-A-B-B-A rhyme scheme.It is a very short but funny poem.

DiamanteA poem that has seven linesThe form is written about two opposite subjects and makes a comparison between them by moving form one another.Subjects might include war-peace , fire-ice, hot-cold ,etc.

OdeA poem that you sing or is a poem honoring a specific person or subject that is written in a clear lyrical style.

QuatrainA four-line verse or poem that rhymes.

ConcreteA poem in metrical form or verse in which the words and phrases are arranged on paper to capture and extend the meaning.Each line should be complete unit of thought.

CoupletA poem which has a pair of lines that are usually rhymed.Works Citedhttp://www.bing.com/images/search?q=types+of+poetry&qs=n&form=QBIR&pq=types+of+poetry&sc=8-15&sp=-1&sk=&adlt=strict

http://poeticterminology.net/

http://www.creative-writing-now.com/types-of-poems.html

http://www.brighthubeducation.com/help-with-writing/103362-examples-of-different-types-of-poetry/