Types of poems

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Types of poems by Mind Map: Types of poems

1. lyric poem

1.1. A poem that reveals and emotional moment in life.

2. narrative poem

2.1. A poem that tells a story with charters, a plot, etc.

3. limerick

3.1. A light, humorous, nonsensical, or bawdy Irish song of five anapestic lines.

4. haiku

4.1. A lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.

5. sonnet

5.1. A 14 line poem that sets up a problem and offers a solution.

6. senses

6.1. A poem the is six lines

7. ballad

7.1. A folk song usually about love and/or adventure.

8. Free Verse

8.1. Free verse is not prose set out in lines. Like other sorts of poetry, it is language organised for its musical effects of rhythm and sound

9. Blank Verse

9.1. Blank verse is poetry written with a precise meter—almost always iambic pentameter—that does not rhyme

10. Rhyme Poem

10.1. In contrast to blank verse, rhymed poems rhyme by definition, although their scheme varies.

11. Elegies

11.1. An elegy is a poem that reflects upon death or loss. Traditionally, it contains themes of mourning, loss, and reflection. However, it can also explore themes of redemption and consolation

12. Ode

12.1. Much like an elegy, an ode is a tribute to its subject, although the subject need not be dead—or even sentient, as in John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn”.

13. Epics

13.1. An epic poem is a lengthy, narrative work of poetry. These long poems typically detail extraordinary feats and adventures of characters from a distant past.