• A haiku is an unrhymed three-line poem.• The traditional pattern in English is to write
the first and last lines with five syllables each, and the middle line with seven syllables.
1 2 3 4 51 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5
The sun sets aboveAnd still I hear the sweet soundof one hand thumping
• Limericks are fun because they are short, rhyming, funny, and have a bouncy rhythm that makes them easy to memorize.
• are poems with five lines with a special beat and rhyming pattern: Lines 1, 2 and 5 have 9 beats and the last words rhyme. Lines 3 and 4 have 6 beats and rhyme with each other.
Rules• They are five lines long.• Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme with one another.• Lines 3 and 4 rhyme with each other.• They have a distinctive rhythm (which I’ll
explain shortly)• They are usually funny.
There once was an old man from PeruHis poor llamas came down with the fluIn the valley he passedAll the people who gaspedAt the beast that was uttering "moo"
• A pair of lines of poetry that are usually rhymed.The last word of the first line and last line rhyme.
• Twinkle twinkle little star• How I wonder what you are!
• a concrete poem is one that takes the shape of the object it describes.
Shape • 1. Think of some feeling (glad, sad, or mad is a good start), and
begin to think of writing a poem about it. 2. But imagine that your poem is to be printed as a picture and that you can decide on the ideal shape for the poem. 3. The shape can be anything you want, as long as it has something to do with what your poem is about. 4. It might be easiest to outline the shape first, and then erase it, leaving a faint hint of the shape to guide you. 5. Popular examples are hearts and angel wings, clouds, waves and the shape of the number 7.
• Prose written rich in imagery and broken up with line breaks instead of punctuation and paragraphing.
• FREE VERSE is a kind of poetry that has no real rhythm or pattern, so you can put words together in all sorts of ways. You can be VERY imaginative!
Free verseAutumnWindBlowing brisklyLeaves fall
TreesWe rakeColored leaves
• An ABC poem has 5 lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling.
• Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses - and the first word of each line is in alphabetical order from the first word. Line 5 is one sentence, beginning with any letter.
A young girl was busy working on her project for school But suddenly she had a
question. Could this be her lucky day? Deciding to find out, she Entered her backyard and Found hundreds of green shamrocks waiting for her.
• You have couple of poems in front of you• Identify what type of poems they are• Discuss what makes them unique, what stands