a genre that is very different from prose and drama.
is distinguished by moving us deeply.
an expression of a vision that is rendered in a form intelligible and pleasurable to others and so likely to arouse kindred emotions.
ZAK - SASER 2010
Uses words, pictures, to build sensory impressions and create images Plays with the sounds of words and rhythms of phrases Characteristics of a poem Usually intended to be read aloud Compresses ideas Meant to reveal the poet’s feelings Tells about ordinary events May stir up readers’ feelings ZAK - SASER 2010
short sometimes bawdy, humorous
five lines. Lines 1, 2, & 5 - 7 to 10 syllables and rhyme with one another.
Lines 3 & 4 - 5 to 7 syllables & also rhyme with each other.
There was an Old Man with a gong,Who bumped at it all day long;But they called out, 'O law!You're a horrid old bore!'So they smashed that Old Man with a gong.
Types of poetry Haiku
three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
Temple bells die out. The fragrant blossoms remain. A perfect evening! ZAK - SASER 2010
has five lines. Line 1 is one word (the title).
Line 2 -two words - describe the title.
L3 is three words that tell the action.
L 4 is four words that express the feeling.
L 5 is one word that recalls the title..
Dinosaurs Lived once, Long ago, but Only dust and dream Remain
Types of poetry ABC poem
has a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling
A lthough things are not perfectB ecause of trial or painC ontinue in thanksgivingD o not begin to blameE ven when the times are hardF ierce winds are bound to blow ZAK - SASER 2010
uses a word for its subject.
each line of the poem begins with a letter from the subject word. This type of poetry doesn't have to rhyme.
Shaboneeis where I go Computers, spirals, books, and more Homework every night On math, science, reading, and social studies Our class does lots of fun projects Learning never stops
Types of poetry Concrete/Shape Poem
form a picture - based on the spacing of words. The pattern of the letters illustrate the meaning of the poem. It does not have to rhyme and can be of any length