7Music by Kelly Meyer Voice of instruments fills the air Sounds of music everywhere.The violins singAs the tambourines ring.
8DiamonteA type of poetry that shows change slowly occurring from the first line to the last line.It is written in the shape of a diamond.
9War and Peace by Ryan Young run, hitstabbing, shooting, killingVietnam, Iran, United States, Japanliving, relaxing, singingharmony, freePeace
10Giving PoemGiving poetry names a subject that gives an interesting or unusual gift.First line…state the subjectSecond line…describe what the subject “gives.”Third line…who or what is receiving the gift (describing it.Fourth line…describe when it happens. Use at least two adjectives.
11Swimming Pools By Katie Myer give cool refreshmentto hot bodieson scorching, summer days.
12Haiku A single thought expressed in three non-rhyming lines. The first line has 5 syllables.The second line has 7 syllablesThe third line has 5 syllables.
13Sailing by Justin Warwick My ship floats the seaI’ll drift to some distant place.Better get started!
14Limerick An amusing verse of five lines Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme. Line 5 refers back to line 1.Lines 3 and 4 are usually shorter than the other lines.
15Alligator by Chris Castro There once was an alligator named CiciliaIf you ever saw her it would chill ya.She wore a hat.She was so fat.She was always trying to kill-ya.
16MetaphorConsists of statements that describe a word in an interesting and imaginative way.
17Spring by Larissa Leavens Spring is a warm sweet hug from heaven.
18Onomatopoeia A poem in which words are used to make sounds. It should tell a little story, an event, or describe a subject.Rhyming isn’t necessary.
19It’s the Witch by Cara Taylor Listen! Listen! Do you hear Something queer Something that goes Slish Slosh Slash Do you hear? It’s It’s Witch! Witch!Sloshing in the rain With her crooked cane Her face Olive green!!! And then I heard a SCREAM! He ha he he It’s the WITCH
20Quatrain These are four line poems. The lines can rhyme in two patterns.Lines one and two and three and fourLines one and three and two and four
21Storms by Lisa Buchanan Look at how the clouds rumbleOver the lovely navy sky The lightning flashes and trees tumbleI’m just glad I’m not that high
22SimilePoems that use “as” or “like” to compare the subject to something else.
23Summer by Amy JohnsonSummer is as hot as a cauldron with boiling water.
24Tongue TwisterTongue Twister poetry is a silly statement in which all words begin with the same sound (alliteration). The statement should be as long as possible.
25Flying Flocks by Scott Reames Five flying flocks of fleas flew over flapping flags. Five flapping flags flying up far. Five flapping flocks of fleas landed on five flying flags. Five flying flocks of fleas fled from the five flapping flags.
26Narrative (Walking Poem) A poem that tells a story.Has literary elements:SettingCharactersConflictResolution
27What The Doctor Said by Raymond Carver He said it doesn't look good he said it looks bad in fact real bad he said I counted thirty-two of them on one lung before I quit counting them I said I'm glad I wouldn't want to know about any more being there than that he said are you a religious man do you kneel down in forest groves and let yourself ask for help when you come to a waterfall mist blowing against your face and arms do you stop and ask for understanding at those moments I said not yet but I intend to start today he said I'm real sorry he said I wish I had some other kind of news to give you I said Amen and he said something else I didn't catch and not knowing what else to do and not wanting him to have to repeat it and me to have to fully digest it I just looked at him for a minute and he looked back it was then I jumped up and shook hands with this man who'd just given mesomething no one else on earth had ever given me I may have even thanked him habit being so strong
28Ballad Ballads are simple stories told in poetic form. Ballads are used as verses of songs
30The Challengerby Sarah MooreIn the year of 1986The Challenger went up into space.On board were astronauts and a teacherTrying to find an unexplored place.The audience roared and were filled with hope.And finally the moment was here.The fans watched in awe…While it blew up, and they were full of fear.The teacher and six astronautsIn a moment… They were gone.But they are up in space,At home, where they belong.
31Free Verse Does not have a specific pattern. Rhythm and the language are used to express an idea that makes the poem.
32Mornings by Joel Walton DaybreakAlarm ringsMom entersSadness comesI must get up
33Lyric Focuses on sharing feelings and impressions. Has a strong rhythm, or meter.Includes rhyming words.
34Dust of Snow by Robert Frost The way a crowShook down on meThe dust of snowFrom a hemlock treeHas given my heartA change of moodAnd saved some partOf a day I had rued.