Poetry is beautiful and mysterious... It is a way to express unruly human emotions with grace and beauty. It is born from pain, hardship and leaves the poet lighter for having expressed one's self

Poetry is piece of literature written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of different techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia which are explained in the above definitions and different examples. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of different techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose and explained in the above examples. Prose can be defined as ordinary speech or writing without any metrical structure. poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. Poetry in English and other modern European languages often use different rhyme schemes and these technique is most often seen in children's poems such as Nursery Rhymes making them easy to remember. Other examples of different types of poetry which use rhyme are limericks. Poets make use of sound in different types of poetry by employing different kinds of techniques called Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance and Euphony all of which are explained in the above examples of different types of poetry.


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