the FORM in which poems are written; may not be complete sentences
a GROUP OF LINES; a "paragraph" of poetry
words that end in SIMILAR SOUNDS, e.g. cat, hat
words, phrases, or lines that are REPEATED for effect
words with names that suggest their MEANINGS, e.g. bang, buzz
words that appeal to the FIVE SENSES
a comparison of 2 things using "LIKE" OR "AS," e.g. He is as fast as lightning.
a comparison of 2 UNLIKE THINGS, e.g. The pizza was a garden of vegetables.
giving HUMAN QUALITIES to non-human objects, e.g. The trees were dancing in the wind.
the person who NARRATES the poem
the repetition of the SAME INITIAL CONSONANT SOUND
a poem that DOES NOT HAVE A PATTERN OF RHYME
the steady BEAT AND FLOW of a poems' rhyme
pattern of stressed and unstressed SYLLABLES
the meaning or MESSAGE of a poem