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Poetry Definitions
ABC Abecedarian Abecedarian Poem absence
abuse Acatalectic Accent Accentual Verse
Acrostic addiction Adonic adventure
Aesthetic Movement Afflatus africa age
Aide-Memoire Poem Alcaics Aleatory Alexandrine
allah Allegory Alliteration Allusion
Ambiguity america Amphibrachic Meter Amphimacer Meter
Anacreontic Verse Anacrusis Anagram analogy
Anapestic Anaphora angel anger
Anglo-Saxon angst animal anniversary
Anthropomorphism anti bullying Antibacchic Antiphon
Antispast Antistrophe Antithesis Antonym
Aphesis Aphorism Apocope Aposiopesis
Apostles, the Apostrophe april arabic
Arcadia Archaic Diction Archaism art
Assonance Asyndeton Aubade august
Augustan Poets Aureate Language autumn Awdl
baby Bacchic Ballad Ballade
bangla baptism Bard Bardolatry
Baroque Poetry baseball basketball Bathos
Bawdy Verse beach Beat Beat Poets
beautiful beauty bereavement best friend
betrayal bible Bio bird
birth birthday black african american Black Mountain Poets
Blank verse Blazon blue Blues, The
boat Bob and Wheel body Bombast
books Bouts-rimés boyfriend break up
Breve bridal shower Bridge brother
Bucolic bullying Burden Burlesque
Burns' Stanza business butterfly Byr a Thoddaid
Byronic Stanza Cadence Caesura Cairo Poets
cancer candy Canon Canto
Canzone car care career
caregiving Carpe Diem cat Catalectic
Catalogue Verse Catharsis Cavalier Poets celebration
celebrity Celtic Twilight Cento Chain Rhyme
change Chanson de Geste Chansonnier Chant Royal
character Chastushka Chaucerian Stanza Cheville
Chiasmus child childhood children
chocolate Choka Choree Choriambic Meter
Chorus christian christmas Cinqku
Cinquain city class Classical Poets
Classicism Clerihew Cliche Clogyrnach
Close Reading Closed Syllables clothes Cockney School
Coda color Common Measure community
Complaint computer Conceit Concrete
Confessional Poetry conflict confusion Connotation
Consonance Consonants Content corruption
Couplet courage cousin Cowboy
Cowleyan Ode crazy creation Cross Rhyme
Crown of Sonnets cry Crystalline Cubist Poetry
culture Curtal Sonnet Cut-Up cute love
Cyhydedd Cynghanedd Cyrch a Chwta Cywydd
Dactyl Dactylic Hexameter Dactylic Meter dad
Dada Poetry dance dark daughter
day Dead Metaphor death death of a friend
Decasyllabic Line december Deconstruction Decorum
dedication deep Denotation depression
Descriptive  Verse desire devotion Dialect Verse
Diamante Diction Didactic Dimeter
Diminished Hexaverse Dipody Dirge discrimination
Dispondee Dissociation of Dissonance Distich
Distributed Stress Disyllables Dithyramb Dizain
Dodoitsu dog Doggerel Double Consonance
Double Dactyl Double Rhymes Dramatic monologue Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)
dream drink Duple Meter Dymock Poets
earth earth day easter Eclogue
education Egotistical Sublime Eisteddfod Ekphrasis
Ekphrasis (Ecphrasis) Elegiac Stanza Elegiacs Elegy
Elision Elizabethan Poets Ellipsis emo
emotions Emotive Language Enclosed Rhyme Encomiastic Verse
encouraging End Stopped Line england Englyn
Enjambment environment Envoi Epic
Epic Simile Epigram Epilogue Epistle
Epitaph Epithalamium Epithet Epitrite
Epode Epulaeryu Epyllion Equivalence
Erotic Poetry Etheree Ethos eulogy
Euphony eve evil Explication
Extempore Eye Rhyme Fable Fabliau
fairy faith Falling Meter family
Fancy fantasy farewell farm
father father daughter fathers day fear
february feelings Feminine Caesura Feminine Ending
Feminine Rhyme Fibonacci Figurative Language Figure Poems
Figures of Speech film fire first love
fish fishing Fleshly School of Poetry flower
flying Flyting food Foot (Feet)
Foot (prosody) football Footle for children
for her for him for kids forgiveness
Form Forms of Discourse Found Poetry Four Ages of Poetry
Four Meanings Fourteener Free verse freedom
French Forms friend friendship fruit
fun funeral funny funny love
future Galliambic games garden
gender Genre Georgian Poets Georgics
Ghazal Ghazal/Ghazel giggle girl
girlfriend giving Gleeman Glyconic Verse
Gnomic Verse Gobbledegook god Golden Treasury
golf Goliardic Verse Gongorism good night
goodbye gothic graduation Grand Style
grandchild granddaughter grandfather grandmother
grandparents grandson grave Graveyard Poets
green grief Grook Group, the
growing up growth Grub Street Gushi
Gwawdodyns Haibun Haiku hair
Half Rhyme halloween Hamd happiness
happy Harlem Renaissance hate Head Rhyme
health heart heartbroken heaven
hello Hemistich Hendecasyllabics Heptameter
Heptastich Heptasyllabic hero Heroic Couplets
Heroic line Heroic Poetry Heteronym Hexameter
Hexastich high school Hindi hip hop
Hir a Thoddaid history hockey Hokku
holiday holocaust home homework
Homograph Homonym Homophone Homostrophic
Hook hope Horatian Ode horror
horse house Hovering Accent how i feel
howl Hudibrastic Huitain humor
humorous husband Hybronnet Hymn
Hymnodist Hyperbole Hypercatalectic Hysteron Proteron
I do not know? i love you Iamb Iambic
Iambic Pentameter Iambic Tetrameter Ictus Identical Rhyme
identity Idiom Idyll (Idyl) Idyll/Idyl
Image Imagery imagination Imagism
immigration Imperfect or Forced Rhyme Impromptu In Memoriam Stanza
Incantation innocence Inscape insect
Inspiration inspirational Instress Intended Audience
Intentional Fallacy Internal rhyme international internet
Internet Poetry Intertextuality introspection Inversion
Ionic Meter ireland Irish Forms Irony
Irregular Meter Irregular Ode islamic Italian Sonnet
Ivory Tower Jabberwocky Jacobean Poets january
Japanese Forms Jazz Poetry jealousy jesus
Jingle Jintishi jobs Johnsonian
Jongleur journey joy judgement
july june Juvenalia Juvenalian
Keatsian Kenning Kimo kindergarten
Kinetic Poetry kiss Kit-Cat Club Kitsch
Kwansaba Kyrielle Lai Lake Poets
Lakers/Lake School Lallans Lament Lampoon
language Lanterne Laureate Lay
leaving Leitmotif Leonine Verse Lexicographer
Lexicon Libretto life light
Light Poetry Ligne Donnée Limerick Line
Linguistics List Literal Language Literary
Literary Agent Literary Terms Literature Litotes
little sister Little Willie Liverpool Poets Log-Rolling
Logaoedic Logopoeia Logos london
loneliness lonely longing loss
lost lost love love love hurts
Love Poetry lust Lyre Lyric
Lyric Poetry Lyrical Ballads Macaronic Verse Macron
MacSpaunday Madah Madrigal magic
Magnum Opus Maker malayalam Manqabat
Mansion of Many Apartments marathi march marriage
Marsiya Martian Poetry Masculine Rhyme Masnavi
math may McWhirtle me
Meiosis Meistersinger Melic Poetry Melopoeia
memorial day memory men mentor
Mermaid Tavern Mesostich Metaphor Metaphor, Extended
Metaphysical Poets Meter Metonymy Metrical Romance
Metrical Tale Middle English middle school Miltonian/Miltonic
Miltonic Sonnet Mimesis Minnesingers Minstrel
miracle mirror miss you missing
missing you Mixed Metaphor Mock-Epic Mock-Heroic
Modern English Modernism Molossus mom
money Monody Monoku Monometer
Monorhyme Monosyllable moon Mora
morning mother mother daughter mothers day
mountains Movement Poets moving on Munaajaat
murder Musaddas Muse music
my child my children mystery mythology
Naat Naga-Uta Naive and Sentimental Name
Narrative native american natural disasters nature
Nature Poets Nazm Near Rhyme Negative Capability
neice Neo-Classical Poets Neologism New Apocalypse
New Criticism new year new york nice
night Ninette Nom de Plume Nonce-Word
Nonet nonsense Nonsense Verse nostalgia
november Numbers Nursery Rhymes obituary
Objective Correlative Objectivists Oblique Rhyme Occasion, The
Occasional verse ocean Octameter Octave
october Octosyllabic Line Ode Offbeat
old Old English Onomatopoeia Open Syllables
Opera Operetta Opus Oral Poetry
Organic Form Ottava rima Overstatement Oxymoron
Paeon pain Palindrome Palinode
Panegyric Pantoum Parable paradise
Paradox Parallel Structure Parallelismus Membrorum Pararhyme
Parataxis parents paris Parnassian
Parnassian Poets Parody pashto passion
Pastiche Pastoral Pathetic Fallacy Pathos
patriotic peace Pen-Name Pentameter
people Performance Poetry Periphrasis Persona Poem
Personification Petrarchan Sonnet pets Phanopoeia
philosophy Pindaric Ode places Pleonasm
Poem Poëme poems Poesis
Poesy Poet Poet Laureate Poetaster
Poète Maudit Poetess Poetic Poetic Diction
Poetic Justice Poetic Licence Poeticize Poetics
Poetize Poetry Poetry Review Poetry Slam
Poetry Society poets Poets' Corner Point of view
Polemic political pollution Polysyllable
Polysyndeton Portmanteau Word Poulter's Measure Poundian
poverty power prayer Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
pride Proceleus Maticus Prologue Prose
Prose Poetry Prosody Prosopopeia Protagonist
Prothalamion Psalm Pseudonym psychological
Puffery Pun Pure Poetry Puritan Poets
Purple Patch Pylon Poets Pyrrhic Meter Qasida
Qawwali Quantity Quatern Quatorzain
Quatrain Questionku Quintain (English) Quintain (Sicilian)
Quintella Quintet race racism
rain rainbow Random Rhyme Rap
Recitative recovery from red Refrain
relationship religion religious remember
Renaissance Poetry Rengay Repetend repetition
retirement Rhapsody Rhopalic Verse Rhupunt
Rhyme Rhyme royal Rhyme scheme Rhymer
Rhymers Club Rhyming Slang Rhythm Rictameter
rights Rime Rime Couée Rising Meter
Rispetto river romance romantic
Romanticism Rondeau Rondeau Redouble Rondel
Rondelet rose Roundel Roundelay
Ruba'i Rubai Rubaiyat rude
Run-On Running Rhythm sad sad love
Salaam Sapphic Sapphic stanza Satire
Scansion school science science fiction
Scop Scottish Chaucerians Scottish Renaissance Scriblerus Club
sea seasons Sedoka Seharaa
self Senryu senses sensual
september Septet Serpentine Verse Sesta Rima
Sestet Sestina sexy Shakespeare's Line
Shakespearean Sonnet Shape Shi/Shih Sicilian Poets
sick Sick Verse Sijo silly
silver Simile simple sin
sister Skald Skeltonic Verse sky
slam slavery sleep smile
snow soccer social society
soldier son Song Sonnet
Sonnet Sequence Sonneteer sorrow sorry
sound space spanish Spasmodic School Poets
Spelling Rhyme Spenserian Sonnet Spenserian Stanza spiritual
spoken word Spondee sports spring
Sprung Rhythm Stanza star stars
Stave Stichomythia storm Storm of Association
Stream of Consciousness strength stress Strophe
student success suicide summer
sun Surrealist Poets Suzette Prime sweet
Syllabic Verse Syllable Syllable Counting Syllepsis
Symbol symbolism Symbolist Poets sympathy
Synaesthesia Synalepha Syncope Synecdoche
Synonym Syntax Tail-rhyme tamil
Tanka Tawddgyrch Cadwynog Tazkira teacher
technology teen teenage Telestich
Tenor Tension Tercet Terza Rima
Terzain Terzanelle Tetractys Tetrameter
Tetrastich Tetrasyllables Than-Bauk thank you
thanks thanksgiving Theme Threnody
tiger time today Toddaid
together Tone Topographical Poetry Tornada
Tradition Translation travel tree
Triad Tribe of Ben Tribrach tribute
Trimeter Triolet Trisyllable Trisyllables
Trochaic Trochee Trope Troubadours
Trouvères Truncated Line trust truth
Tumbling Verse Tyburn Ubi Sunt Unaccented Rhyme
Underground Poets Understatement uplifting urban
urdu Urdu Poetry usa Utopia
Vaasokht vacation valentines day vanity
Vanity Publishing Vehicle Venus and Adonis Stanza Verbal Contraption
Vernacular Vers de Société Vers libre Verse
Verse-Novel Versification Versifier veterans day
Victorian Verse Vignette Villanelle violence
Virelai Virelai Nouveau Virelay Virgule
Visceral visionary Vogon voice
Volta Vorticism Vowel Rhyme Vowels
voyage war War Poetry water
Weak Ending weather wedding Well Versed
Welsh Forms Wheel wife Willing Suspension of Disbelief
wind wine winter wisdom
Wit woman women words
Wordsworthian work world Wrenched Accent
write writing Xinshi yellow
youth Zeugma