Poetry Bingo

Simile
Comparison between two things using like or as

Metaphor
Comparison between two things saying one thing is another thing

Personification
Giving non-human things human characteristics

Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds

Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds

Onomatopoeia
Words that imitate sounds of people, objects, animals, and actions

Rhyme
Recurrence of a word, phrase, or line

Repetition
Repetition of sound

Haiku
A 3-line poem with a set number of syllables per line (5-7-5)

Cinquain
A 5-line poem with a set number of syllables and a specific part of speech per line (2-4-6-8-2)

Limerick
A poem that has a specific rhyme scheme and rhythm (AABBA). It starts by introducing a character and is usually funny and lighthearted.

Shakespearean Sonnet
A 14-line poem that has a specific rhyme scheme.

Free Verse
A poem that has no set rhyme or rhythm. It tends to follow the natural patterns of speech.

Slam Poetry
Spoken poetry that combines elements of poetry, theatre, performance, and storytelling

Found Poem
Taking words and phrases from other sources and reframing them as poetry by making changes in spacing and lines, or by adding or deleting text

Lyric
Traditionally meant to be sung; an expression of the thoughts and feelings of the poet

Poem
Imaginative expressions of thought and feeling

Poet
People who write poems by choosing and arranging language for its meaning, sound, and rhythm

Visual Device
A poetic device that uses images

Sound Device
A poetic device that uses sound

Thanksgiving
A holiday happening today in the U.S.