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Poetry Vocabulary
Meter: The way that words of a poem are arranged into a pattern of weak and strong
Refrain: The part of a song or poem that is repeated, especially at the end of each verse
Stanza: a group of lines that form part of a poem
Rhyme: the use of words that rhyme in poetry, especially at the end of lines
Rhyme Scheme: identified by using alphabet letters to identify the pairs of lines that
rhyme; sometimes these rhyming lines are together, and sometimes they are separated.
Lyrical Poetry: short poems expressing personal feeling and emotion that may be set to
music and often involves the use of regular meter.
Narrative Poetry: Poetry that tells a story to entertain
Free Verse: poetry composed of rhymed or unrhymed lines that have no set patterns
Ballad: a poem that tells a story, which are often used in songs because of their thyme, it
is a poetic story and often a love story
Ode: a kind of poem devoted to the praise of a person, animal, or thing and is usually
written in an elevated style and often expresses deep feeling
Haiku: a Japanese poem composed of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five
syllables: haiku reflects on some aspects of nature
Sonnet: a lyric poem that consists of 14 lines, which usually have one of more
conventional rhyme schemes
Couplets: the couplet is the easiest of the verse forms. It consists of two lines with an end