All Types Of Poems
The different Types of Poems.
Sonnet- a short rhyming poem with 14 lines. The original sonnet form was invented in the 13/14th century by Dante and an Italian philosopher named Francisco Petrarch. The form remained largely unknown until it was found and developed by writers such as Shakespeare. Sonnets use iambic meter in each line and use line-ending rhymes.
For more about Sonnets, read How To Write A Sonnet on the FFP Poetry Forums
Limerick- a five-line witty poem with a distinctive rhythm. The first, second and fifth lines, the longer lines, rhyme. The third and fourth shorter lines rhyme. (A-A-B-B-A).
For more about Limericks, read How To Write A Limerick on the FFP Poetry Forums
Haiku– This ancient form of poem writing is renowned for its small size as well as the precise punctuation and syllables needed on its three lines. It is of ancient Asian origin.
Haiku's are composed of 3 lines, each a phrase. The first line typically has 5 syllables, second line has 7 and the 3rd and last line repeats another 5. In addition there is a seasonal reference included.
For more about Haiku's, read How To Write A Haiku on the FFP Poetry Forums
Epic- a lengthy narrative poem in grand language celebrating the adventures and accomplishments of a legendary or conventional hero
Couplet- two lines of verse which rhyme and form a unit alone or as part of a poem
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For more about the Haiku visit the FFP Poetry Forums - Poetic Form and Technique - The Haiku