Characteristics of Poetry – "Street Music" by Arnold Adoff

Structure of “Street Music”
irregular (not regular); not normalExample: Words, lines and stanzas do not have a pattern. No stanzas or lines.

Words that imitate soundsExamples: grinding; clash; screeching; roar; blasts

a comparison that suggests one thing is the same as anotherExample: “planes overhead roar an orchestra of rolling drums” compares the sound of airplanes to the sound of an orchestra