50 POEM TYPES EXPLAINED

Many of us have been writing poems without actually knowing the names of particular forms and styles of poetry. Some have also found certain kinds of poems appealing but do not know what it is called. If you are in any of the above categories, or you want to try...

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MEOP: POETRY IS NOT JOKE

Perhaps I can etirw you a meop, Or some esrev with or without semyhr, Extra sdrow with serugif and segami? May we still llac this yrteop? What do you call the stanza above? Just a joke? A mind-teaser, or poetry? Farce, fantasy, or literature?…. The answer is yours. But [no...

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RHYME IN POETRY: TYPES AND USAGE

A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more words, most often at the end of lines in poems and songs. Simply put, it is the agreement of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of...

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ART, EXPRESSION AND ENVIRONMENT

Subject matter does not concoct poetry — imaginably derisive to structure, it could evolve itself into a strange genre — the expression is what raises the subject to a poetic level. And in giving expression to his theme, the poet must make a vigorous search for fresh language and original...

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ONOMATOPOEIA: NAMING SOUND FOR POETRY

Onomatopoeia, by strict definition, is a word which imitates the natural sounds of a thing and creates a sound effect that mimics the thing (sound) being described, thereby making the description more expressive and interesting. Simply put, in layman’s language, it is the use of words — such as ‘gring/ring’...

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