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Poetry Words

Words used to describe basic elements of poetry

poem writing that is imaginative and condensed by using words chosen for their sounding and meaning with phrases that may have a certain pattern made with rhythm and rhyme
limerick a humorous poem that is 5 lines long usually the 1st, 2nd and last lines have the same rhyme the 3rd and 4th lines rhyme with each other
rhyme words at the end of a line of a poem that sound alike
rhythm a pattern created with long and short and weak and strong sounds
meter a rhythmic pattern in a poem
verse a line of a poem or a group of lines within a long poem
couplet two lines of a poem together with the same rhyme and rhythm at the end
stanza a part of a poem with similar rhythm and rhyme that will repeat later in the poem
sonnet a 14 line poem that you being with 8 lines and is followed with 6 lines
poet a writer of poems - you
Created by: delaina316