Elements of Poetry
Elements of Poetry

1.  Poetry:  literature that is written in meter/verse.

2.  Lines:  what poetry is written in.

3.  Stanzas:  groups of poetic lines (similar to paragraphs).

4.  Rhyme:  words that end with the same sounds.

5.  Meter:  the rhythm established by a poem.

6.  Narrative Poem:  a poem that tells a story, tale, etc.

7.  Lyrical Poetry:  poetry of a more personal nature that portrays the poet's own feelings, states of mind, and perceptions.

8.  Free Verse:  poems that do not rhyme.

9.  Humorous Poem:  a comical poem; funny.