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Examples Of Poems That Use AABB Rhyme Scheme
  • Published: August 2017

AABB Rhyme Scheme

Collection of poems where the ending words of first two lines (A) rhyme with each other and the ending words of the last two lines (B) rhyme with each other (AABB rhyme scheme).

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  • Poems 32
Free Verse Poems About Life Experiences
  • Published: August 2017

Free Verse Life Poems

Free Verse Life Poems

Examples of free verse poems about different areas of life.
Free verse poems follow no rules, they have no rhyme, rhythm or form. Free verse poems have been around as long as poetry has existed.

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  • Poems 7
Short Free Verse Poems Without Rhyme Schemes Or Forms
  • Published: July 2017

Short Free Verse Poems

Writing poems without a rhyming pattern or a specific form can be more difficult than following a pattern. Here is a collection of short free verse poems that have less than ten lines.

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Examples Of Poems With Quatrains (Stanzas Have 4 Lines)
  • Published: July 2017

Poems With Quatrains

Collection of poems written with stanzas that have four lines. Stanzas of 4 lines are called Quatrains. A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 4 lines are called Quatrains from the French word quatre meaning four.

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  • Poems 29
Examples Of Poems With Tercets (Three Line Stanzas)
  • Published: July 2017

Poems With Tercets

Collection of poems written with stanzas that have three lines. 3 line stanzas are called Tercets.
A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 3 lines are called Tercets from the Latin word tertius meaning three.

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  • Poems 17
Examples Of Poems With Couplets (Two Line Stanzas)
  • Published: July 2017

Poems With Couplets

Collection of poems written with stanzas that have two lines. 2 line stanzas are called Couplets. Couplets usually rhyme. A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 2 lines are called Couplets from the Old French word cople meaning two.

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  • Poems 35
Examples Of Poems With Personification
  • Published: July 2017

Personification Poems

Below are Examples of poems that showcase the literary device of personification, but first let's talk about Personification:



What Is Personification?

Personification is when you give human attributes (characteristics) to the object that is being personified. The objects are not human, and in many cases, they're not even living things.

Why Use Personification in Poetry?

  • Personification can be used to emphasize a point in your writing.
  • It can also be used to make a reader understand something you're trying to say.
  • Personification is a way to add more description to your poem by giving human characteristics to inanimate objects.

Examples of Personification in Poetry:

  • The breeze kissed my cheek.
  • When I got home from school my dog smiled at me.
  • The blanket wrapped its arms around me.
  • Rays of sunshine danced through the trees.
  • The chainsaw hummed a tune.


Poem Personification Template - Try It Yourself



This poem is a great representation of personification because it makes winter seem human.



Winter by Olivia Kooker



If winter were a person, she would be a girl with frosty hair.

Winter would wear snow pants, snow boots, gloves, a hat, and scarf.

Winter would smell like hot chocolate and peanut butter and Hershey Kiss cookies baking in the oven.

Winter would spend the day eating cookies and drinking hot cocoa by a lake.

Winter would spend the night by sitting in the snow waiting for morning so children could come out to play.


Download: Personification Poem Template (PDF)


Try writing your own personification poem by thinking of a season and describing it as though it's a person by using characteristics of the season to describe what it would wear, smell like, and spend time doing.

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Poems To Explain Depression
  • Published: July 2017

Poems For Describing Depression

Poems For Describing Depression

Depression and sadness are not the same. We all experience sadness from time to time, but those feelings go away within a short period of time. Depression is a diagnosable condition characterized by a prolonged feeling of sadness and loss of interest in things that were once enjoyable. It can also have lasting symptoms such as changes in sleep, energy level, and concentration. The United States has one of the highest depression rates in the world, and women are more likely to suffer from this than men. 

For someone who has never experienced depression, it can be challenging to understand. These poems provide a glimpse of what it’s like to fight against this condition. It becomes all-consuming and affects every aspect of a person’s life.

If you suspect you or someone you love is dealing with depression, please reach out to get help. Know that you are not alone. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are fighting depression every day. 

Check out our other poems about depression and depression poems written by teens.

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