Poetry is a form of literature that uses rhythm, imagery & emotion to create beautiful pieces of art. Poetry can take many forms, from haiku to sonnets. It can be used to express feelings, ideas, and stories. Reading, writing and studying poetry can help you develop an appreciation of language and literature.
Rhythm: Pattern of sounds created by the stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry. Rhyme: The repetition of similar sounds at the end of words, typically at the end of lines in a poem. Imagery: The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in a poem.
Poetry is a form of writing that expresses emotions and ideas through rhythm and imagery It often uses figures of speech and other literary techniques to create interesting and powerful effects Reading and writing poetry can help you think more deeply about the world around you
The oldest surviving poem is the Epic of Gilgamesh, which dates back to the 3rd millennium BCE. The first recorded poem in English was written in the 9th century CE. The longest poem ever written is the Sri Lankan epic, the Mahavamsa, which contains over 37,000 lines.
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Can you think of an example of a haiku, limerick, ballad, free verse, couplet, or quatrain?
What techniques or elements can you use to make a poem more meaningful?
Brain break: Draw a funny monster with ten eyes and five legs, drinking a glass of orange juice!
Describe what makes a poem a haiku.
Can you give an example of a haiku, limerick, ballad, free verse, couplet, and quatrain?
Which poetic form do you think is the most challenging to write?
What do you think is the most important element of a poem?
'Quatrain' refers to a stanza in poetry that contains how many lines?
What is the term for the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words?
What is an example of a literary device used in poetry?