A closer look at poetic devices and types of poems.
The repetition of similar sounds at the end of lines in a poem.
Types of Poems
A 14 lined poem with a fixed rhyme scheme.
The Lady of Shalott (for children)
A humorous poem that has 5 lines and a fixed rhyme scheme of A A B B A. Lines 1, 2, and 5 have 8 syllables each. Lines 3 and 4 have 6 syllables each.
Poems that are free from limitations of rhythms and rhyme schemes.
Poem where the meaning is shown by a visual picture using patterns of words or letters.
A poem in which certain letters in each line form a word or words.
A poem that is written about a work of art.