Poetic Techniques

Definition And Examples Of Narrative Poetry

Narrative poems are stories in poem form.

Narrative Poems

by Tynea Lewis more by Tynea Lewis

Published on January 2014

What is a Narrative Poem?

A narrative poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem.
  • It may or may not rhyme.
  • It could be short or long.
  • It has a beginning, middle, and end.
  • There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot.

Narrative Poem Examples:

I Still Love You, You're My Big Brother by Jade You were always a risk taker, Especially in the car, you liked to burn rubber, My mates thought it was funny, it was cool, When you gave them a lift and played the fool. Driving with no hands, hanging out the sun roof, Shutting you eyes and generally being a goof Thinking you were some Evil Knieval. Did you know you'd cause this upheaval? Go to Complete Poem

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