Writing - Different types of poetry
Different types of poetry
There are many different types of poems expressed using a variety of
Understanding some of the techniques used in poetry may help you not only
to better understand poetry, but may help you in your own poetry writing.
Some poets like to write in a very formal and structured way. They may use
a specific rhyme scheme, words that sound similar or lines that have the
same number of beats.
"How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame
Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,
Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name!
O, in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose!"
Man: sweaty, tall, tired, old, worn out; singing praises to his machines
bold no longer
Man: lost, man.
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