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Sample Poetry Project

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Roxanne Hinchman

on 3 June 2013

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Sample Poetry Project
According to Dictionary.com poetry is the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts.
Poetry is also:
No rhymes
Short or Long Haiku Haiku is a form of poetry that originated in Japan. It is a short poem consisting of 1 stanza of 3 lines. The lines have a specific format. Line 1 has 5 syllables, line 2 has 7, and line 3 has 5 syllables again. Most haiku poetry is about nature. What is Poetry?
Cold, blue, serene sky
Wind kisses my rosy cheeks
Winter wonderland Snow under my feet
Crunches loudly as I watch
Snow fall all around Limerick Limericks are short, funny poems of five lines. They are usually about a person or an animal and they tell a short, amusing anecdote.

Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme with each other and have 3 beats.

Lines 3 and 4 rhyme with each other and have 2 beats.

There once was silly young girl
who’s hair had quite a nice curl.
She once tried to wash it
But couldn’t turn on the faucet.
So instead she gave it a twirl.
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