Friday, 27 December 2013


There are different poems written by different poets in the world and these poems can be broadly classified into different forms in which they occur. Some of them are as follows; 1. Acrostic poems 2. Diamante poems 3. Concrete poems 4. Dramatic poems 5. Cinquain poems 6. Canzone poems 7. Ballads 8. Couplet 9. Iambic pentameter 10. Haiku 11. Epic 12. Limericks 13. Free verse 14. Ghazal 15. Jintishi 16. Sestina 17. Ode 18. Pastourelle/ pastoral 19. Pantoum 20. Sonnet 21. Lyric 22. Narrative poems 23. Sijo 24. Villanele 25. Nature poems 26. Tanko poems etc. There are many more poems nowadays due to more poets writing in different poetic forms using different devices and techniques for instance wedding poems and many others for different occassions. But the ones above can help you to identify the class of poem you are writing.

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