Poetry Dictionary for Kids - Kenn Nesbitt's

Date of publication: 2017-08-24 22:26

Light Verse
Poetry that is intended to be humorous, amusing, or entertaining. While there is some light verse written in free verse , most light verse is written in rhyme and meter . There are also many light-verse poetic forms , such as limericks , clerihews , double-dactyls, etc.

Haiku - KidZone Poetry Haiku

Happy birthday to me.
I like what I see!
There&rsquo s plenty of junk food,
and presents are free!

Giggle Poetry

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Poetry Study Guides - SparkNotes

A syllable is a part of a word pronounced as a unit. It is usually made up of a vowel alone or a vowel with one or more consonants. The word Haiku has two syllables: Hai-ku the word introduction has four syllables: in-tro-duc-tion.

A 8775 type 8776 of poem, written by following a set of rules such as the number of lines or syllables, the placement of rhymes, etc.. Common poetic forms include acrostic , cinquain , free verse , haiku , etc. See Poetry Lessons for Kids to learn how to write many different poetic forms.

A comparison between to unlike things, usually using 8775 like, 8776 8775 as, 8776 or 8775 than. 8776 For example, 8775 his imagination was like a bird in flight. 8776

A word that has the same spelling and sound as another word, but a different meaning. For example 8775 fine 8776 (an adjective meaning  nice ) and 8775 fine 8776 (a noun meaning money you have to pay as a punishment) are homonyms.

A word or phrase created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. For example, 8775 notes 8776 is an anagram of 8775 stone. 8776 See the poem Anna Graham for many more examples of anagrams.

Two lines of poetry , one after the other, that rhyme and are of the same length and rhythm. For example, 8775 I do not like green eggs and ham. / I do not like them Sam I Am. 8776

In poetry , a group of two or more syllables , one of which is stressed . Metrical poems are often written in feet with the same number of syllables with the stress in the same place in each foot. For example, the line 8775 My puppy punched me in the eye 8776 is made up of four feet, each with the stress on the second syllable, as in 8775 my PUP | py PUNCHED | me IN | the EYE. 8776 The most common poetic feet are two or three syllables long. See the poem My Puppy Punched Me in the Eye .

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