16NarrativeNarrative poetry tells a story. Narrative poems often have elements similar to those in short stories, such as plot and character.
17HaikuHaiku is three line Japanese verse form. The first and third lines have five syllables, and the second line has seven syllables.Usually nature-themed.O, foolish ducklings, you know my old green pond is watched by a weasel!
18Free VerseFree verse poetry is defined by its lack of strict structure.It has no regular meter, rhyme, fixed line length, or specific stanza pattern.once a snowflake fellon my brow and i lovedit so much and i kissedit and it was happy and called its cousinsand brothers and a webof snow engulfed me theni reached to love them alland i squeezed them and they becamea spring rain and i stood perfectlystill and was a flower
19Lyrics and Ballads Lyric poetry expresses thoughts and feelings Ballads are songlike poems that tell a story, often dealing with romance and adventure
20ConcreteConcrete poems are shaped to look like their subjects. The poet arranges the lines of the poem to create a picture on the page
21LimericksLimericks are humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specific rhythm pattern and rhyme scheme.There once was a girl from Troy She always tried to annoy She looked like a moose She laughed like a goose She’s the kid we all should avoid!
22Rhyming CoupletsPairs of rhyming lines, usually of the same meter and lengthI cannot go to school today Said little Peggy Ann McKay I have the measles and the mumps A gash, a rash, and purple bumps!