Poetry Notes a literary form of writing Poetry an expression of ideas and feelings in compact, imaginative, and musical language include sensory images, figurative language, and sound devices presented in lines and stanzas
Communicate feelings through ideas SOUND SHAPE IMAGES
Tools of Poetry Repetition of consonant sounds And sings a solitary song That whistles in the wind Peter Piper picked a peck of Pickled peppers, etc. Alliteration
Onomatopoeia Imitates a sound BOOM SCREECH Clang battleaxe, and Clash brand! Let the King reign. Tools of Poetry
SIMILE METAPHOR The comparison of two different things using “like” or “as” As sharp as a tack As green as the grass A comparison of two different things That is written in a direct statement All the world’s a stage He is a snake Tools of Poetry
ACROSTIC STYLES OF POETRY W histling, howling, whirling winds I n winter form icy crystals N ow a blanket of cold shrouds the earth, T rembling branches break, E erie sounds echo through the woods R eplying to the wind’s fury.
STYLES OF POETRY CINQUAIN Rain Wet Moist Slipping Sliding Gliding Moisture for God’s creations Precipitation
There once was a lady in Spain Who said she had nothing to gain. She gave it a try, And said she could fly. But crashed when she flew in the rain .
STYLES OF POETRY Rhyme and Rhythm Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year. He gives his harness bells a shake. To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep Of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely, dark, and deep But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Robert Frost
A raindrop dives from a cloud, patters on a roof, splashes into a puddle, bathes a car, nourishes a garden, slides down a rain barrel, hangs from a clothes line, perches on a flower petal, glistens like a diamond, and dies in the Sun.
CONCLUSION exciting and imaginative expression of ideas and feelings meter stanzas rhyme simile alliteration concrete haiku repetition ballad sonnet sound image shape couplet cinquain idea