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poetryterms youshouldprobably writethesedown.
assonance the repetition of vowel sounds (a,e,i,o,u). the cat in the hat is fat.
alliteration the repetition of consonant sounds. sally sold sea shells by the sea shore.
epic a long, serious poem about a hero the odyssey
blank verse unrhymed poem in iambic pentameter the ball poem what is the boy now, who has lost his ball, what, what is he to do? I saw it go merrily bouncing, down the street, and then merrily over there its in water!
ballad a long poem that can be sung gilligans island
sonnet 14-lined poem
cinquain a 5-lined poem with the following format: Line 1 – 1 noun Line 2 – 2 words that describe Line 3 – 3 action words Line 4 – 4 feeling words Line 5 – another name for noun
hyperbole an exaggeration there is a million people in the hallway
meter the number of syllables in a line i like to eat beans (5) more than i like candy (6) beans make me smile (5) and sometimes fart (4)
acrostic poem a poem that spells something out dont poop in the floor or mom will get mad go potty outside!
tanka a japanese poem of 5 lines line 1&3 : 5 syllables line 2,4&5 : 7 syllables
stanza two or more lines in a poem a poems paragraph a longing the longing penetrates the heart deeply the days go by ever so slowly sunrise to sunset theres only you in my memory heaviness sets in as my eyes become teary. opening the window I see the moon shining brightly illuminating the darkness giving hope to many but no matter how hard I stare at natures beauty it just isnt as magical without you beside me. the alarm rings and birds are chirping noisily a new day and a new beginning it should be but the same yearning occupies my mind so strongly because in my heart the love for you burns eternally.
epitaph a short poem written on a tombstone bob was here now hes gone no need to fear hes not alone
couplet two rhyming lines beans, beans theyre good for your heart, the more you eat them, the more you fart.
shape poem a poem written in the shape of the topic
foot two syllables how do i love thee now 6 syllables = 3 feet
haiku a 3-lined japanese poem about nature line 1 : 5 syllables line 2 : 7 syllables line 3 : 5 syllables
refrain the chorus or repeat of the poem so delicious (It's hot, hot) so delicious (I put them boys on rock, rock) so delicious (they wanna slice of what I got) fergalicious (t-t-t-t-t-tasty, tasty)
iambic pentameter 10 syllables per line i love to eat apples and bananas (10)
free verse rhymed or unrhymed poetry with no set meter free-style raps are types of free verse
onomatopoeia imitation of sounds buzz, rawr, whap!
personification giving non-human things, human characteristics a talking lion, a whispering wind, a smiling sun