Elements of Poetry

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  1. Epic
    a long narrative poem detailing a heros deeds. i.e. Illiad
  2. Haiku
    a type of japanesse poem that is written in 17 syllables with three lines of five, seven, and five lines respectively. Expresses a single thought.
  3. Limerick
    a humerous verse form a five lines in aabba rhyme scheme.
  4. sonnet
    a fourteen line poem, usually written in iambic pentameter, with a vaired rhyme scheme. The two main types of sonnets are petrachran or shakespearian.
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Elements of Poetry
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