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Poem where the first letters of each line taken consecutively form words, phrases, or a name.
A five-line poem
rhyme pattern is a a b b a.
Lines 1, 2, and 5 have three beats.
Lines 3 & 4 have two 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."
A 14 line lyric poem
English sonnets have 3 quatrains and a couplet.
They follow an
abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme
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