← Poetry Terms #34-47 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Acrostic Poem where the first letters of each line taken consecutively form words, phrases, or a name. Apostrophe Poet speaks to something that cannot answer. "Oh, race car of my heart..." Ballad A poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend; often has a repeated refrain. Comic Verse A nonsense poem; it makes no sense Concrete Poem Uses words, shape, and form of a poem to add to the meaning of the poem. Conversation Poem Two or more voices talking. Usually in 2 columns. Epic Poem A long, serious poem that tells the story of a heroic figure. Haiku A Japanese poem; 3 un-rhymed lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables; often reflect on nature. Limerick A 5 line poem; rhyme pattern is aabba. Lines 1, 2, and 5 have 3 beats. Lines 3 & 4 have 2 beats and rhyme. Limericks are meant to be funny. The last line of a good limerick contains the PUNCH LINE or "heart of the joke." Lyric Poem A short poem that expresses a personal feeling or description. Ode A lyric poem that has a serious and thoughtful tone. Sonnet A 14 line lyric poem. English sonnets have 3 quatrains and a couplet. They follow an abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme. Mask Poem The poet pretends to be someone or something other than himself. Narrative Poem A poem that tells a story.