2 Diamante A 7 lined poem. That is diamond in shape Line 1: Noun or subjectLine 2: Two Adjectives describing the first noun/subectLine 3: Three -ing words describing the first noun/subectLine 4: Four words: two about the first noun/subect, two about the antonym/synonym Line 5: Three -ing words about the antonym/synonymLine 6: Two adjectives describing the antonym/synonymLine 7: Antonym/synonym for the subject
4 HaikuHaiku is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17 syllables in all. Haiku is usually written in the present tense and focuses on nature.i.e. warm soup in a bowlletters of the alphabethang on the teaspoon
5 CinquainCinquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, in five linesLine 1: NounLine 2: Description of NounLine 3: ActionLine 4: Feeling or EffectLine 5: Synonym of the initial noun
6 Slurping, sliding, falling Between my plate and mouth Cinquain cont.SpaghettiMessy, spicySlurping, sliding, fallingBetween my plate and mouthDelicious
7 SonnetA Sonnet is a poem consisting of 14 lines (iambic pentameter) with a particular rhyming scheme:Examples of a rhyming scheme:#1) abab cdcd efef gg#2) abba cddc effe gg#3) abba abba cdcd cd
8 EpitaphAn epitaph is a brief poem inscribed on a tombstone praising a deceased person, usually with rhyming lines.What happened to me, was not good, Hit by a car, bounced off the hood, Would get up, if only I could, Now here I lay, where once I stood
9 AcrosticAcrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title.Devoted, On Guard.
10 Shape PoetryPoetry can take on many formats, but one of the most inventive forms is for the poem to take on the shape of its subject. Therefore, if the subject of your poem were of a flower, then the poem would be shaped like a flower. If it were of a fish, then the poem would take on the shape of a fish
11 Free VerseFree Verse is an irregular form of poetry in which the content free of traditional rules of versification, (freedom from fixed meter or rhyme). In moving from line to line, the poet's main consideration is where to insert line breaks. Some ways of doing this include breaking the line where there is a natural pause or at a point of suspense for the reader.
12 Free Verse cont. “The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Williams so much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rainwaterbeside the whitechickens