Friendship Poems

Types of Poetry


A sonnet is a short rhyming poem that contains fourteen lines. Dante and Francisco Petrarch, an Italian philosopher, invented it in the 13/14th century. This type of poetry remained largely […]

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A limerick is a very structured five-line poem. When limericks first came out they were a bit obscene, but that has changed with the times. The limerick was made popular […]

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Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry. This style of poetry consists of 17 moras (or on), in three metrical phrases. The three phrases are 5, 7, and 5 moras […]

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Epic Poems

An epic is a lengthy narrative poem, usually about a serious subject matter. The poem is going to contain details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or […]

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