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Definition And Examples Of Narrative Poetry

Narrative poems are stories in poem form.

Narrative Poems

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What is a Narrative Poem?


A narrative poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem.


  • It has a beginning, middle, and end.

  • There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot.

  • It may or may not rhyme.

  • It could be short or long.


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?

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