Ms. Buckley's Poetry Unit

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Poem

a type of writing in which ideas and feelings are expressed in creative ways

Poet

a person who writes a poem

Image

a word the creates a mental picture (uses one of the 5 senses)

Simile

a comparison using 'like' or 'as'

Metaphor

a comparison of two unlike things

Personification

when an inhuman thing does a human thing

Structure

the format of the poem

Theme

the message or lesson. A SENTENCE, not a word!

Repetition

when something is REpeated

Rhyme

when two words sound the same

Epitaph

a poem found on a gravestone

Free Verse

a type of poetry that does not follow any rules but the poet's ideas

Lyrics

words that form a poem in a song

Haiku

a short, ancient, Japanese poem format

Verse

lines grouped together in a poem

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