Examples of poetic forms

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Examples of poetic forms

Post by heinzs » Sun Jun 27, 2004 9:34 pm

Here are some links to examples and definitions of poetic forms. This post will be updated as information and interest expands.

Basic Building Blocks of Poetry
Metaphors and Similes
Parts of Poetry Defined
Rhyming and Rhyme Schemes

Classic Forms of Poetry
Acrostic
Bagsonian Vent-a-meter (PoetryPages Original)
Ballads (Off site)
Ballad
Blank Verse
Cinquain
Couplet
Englyn
Epistle
Ghazal
Iambic pentameter (Off site)
Iambic Pentameter
Limericks (Off site)
Limerick
Ludic
Nonet
Pantoum
Phermone (another Poetry Pages original)
Rictameter
Sestina(example 1)
Sestina(example 2)
Shadorma
Sijo
Sonnet
Tercet
Triolet
Villanelle

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