Friday, September 30, 2011


5 Types of Poetry
  • Couplet
  • Acrostic
  • Haiku
  • Limerick
  • Sonnet
Must have two lines that rhyme eg.

                Help us for we a stuck                
We are completely out of luck


So long as men can breath or eyes can see
So long lives this and this gives lives to thee
- William Shakespeare

A poem in which certain letters of the lines, usually the first letters,
form a word or message relating to the subject eg.
Most wonderful person in the world
Unique in every way possibly
My mum is the best of them all

A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five,
traditionally evoking images of the natural world eg.

I went to the beach
While I was in the water
And I saw a whale

A humorous, verse of three long and two short lines rhyming eg.

There was a young man from Capetown
Who suffered a nervous breakdown
He didn't get the joke
So he went for a smoke
And then took a job as a clown

A poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes,
in English typically having ten syllables per line


  1. I love learning this kind of stuff! The poetry section at school was my favorite!

  2. Sorry for the mass comment, but this is just a friendly reminder that you only have until December 31st at 11:59PM to complete your list for the Bookmark Break Challenge 2011!!! Looking forward to the results!


    Comment anywhere on my blog if you have any questions ro want to update me that way.
    Email me at

    I will be around January 1st to get the final count on your list! So, AGAIN, Make sure it is updated by December 31St 11:59 PM.

  3. I'm so sorry AubrieAnne! I was so carried away with the holiday season, that I completely forgot about blogging. I know I'm too late for the final results for the Bookmark break challenge, but I have written all the books me and Moana have read.
    Happy 2012!

  4. Thanks dtwilight! That's ok and I'll put your's and Moana's final counts up on the list for 2011.

    Also, I have an award for you! It's okay if you don't do awards, I just wanted to let you know it is here...