Nonsense poetry
Primarly written for children, often contains morals

Irony
Contrast between appearance and reality

Personification
Giving human qualities to an object

Hyperbole
Exaggeration for the sake of emphasis

Narrative poem
Tells a story

Haiku
A three line poem of Japanese origin that celebrates nature

Epic poetry
A poem that is lengthy and involves heroes adventures

Simile
Indirect comparison using like or as

Limerick
Humorous poem that consist of five lines Irish in origin can be vulgar

Onomatopoeia
Words that give sound of meaning

Willow and Crisco
Eve Merrian

Shall I become compared to a summers day
William Shakespeare

Casey at bat
Ernest Thayer

The lesson of moth
Don marquis

The walrus and the Carpender
Lewis Carroll