Poetry Unknown Words

Lyric Poetry
That which reveals an emotional moment in life
A poem that could observe the breakdown of the speaker

Limerick
A light, humorous, nonsensical, or bawdy Irish song of five anapestic lines usuallly with the rhyme scheme aabba.

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Free verse
No predictable rhythm or rhyme.
A poem that does not include basic poem structures but is still a poem.

Blank verse
Has no rhyme but has rhythm.
A poem about a monologue of the speaker.

Stanza
A paragraph in poetry, surrounded above and below by skipped lines.

This is an example
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Couplet
Two rhyming lines in a row usually stating an important thematic idea.

Sonnet
a 14-line poem which sets up a problem and offers a solution of various rhyme patters such as cdecde or cdcdcd. The sonnet form perfected by Shakespeare is composed of three quatrains and a terminal couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg.

Basically, a multiple choice poem.

Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of the rhymes in a poem.

Near rhyme
two or more words having almost the same ending sound.
train, rain

Internal rhyme
Rhyming words in the same line of poetry.

Connotation
The extra meaning associated with a word more than just its definition.