Types of Poetry
Couplets Two lines with ending words that rhyme.
Cinquian Line 1: subject Line 2: describes subject Line 3: action words about the subject Line 4: feelings about the subject Line 5: synonym for the subject
My Grandmother My grandmother sits in her wheel chair, Looking out the window while she sits there.
Concrete Poetry Draw a picture and write your poem on it. Your poem follows the shape to help make the picture.
Cathy cheerful, truthful e-mailing, calling, eating friend for 20 years best bud
Tercet Three lines with the first two rhyming.
Good Poem/Bad Poem Choose a favorite person, animal or thing to write about.
Good Cat, Bad Cats
The old woman wrinkled her toes, As she swotted a fly on her nose. Then she kept rocking in her chair.
My cat meows quietly, While he claws the furniture. My cat walks softly, As he tries to scratch me.