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Poetry Forms

Read about the various poetry forms and types including definitions and examples below.

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  • Laurelmlee
    Why isn't formal verse an option on the poetry forms for submission?
    LikeReply7 months ago
  • Lissa
    Studding is wonderful! One new thing each day, if even a word, is a blessing.
    LikeReply 110 months ago
  • dameion_m
    Great to see that other Poets are studying the frame of Poetry and therefore creating
    a great example of Practice.
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • PJGamma1234
    Fascinating to learn about these various forms of writing.
    English / language Teachers should include such content in their courses, so that students would become more aware of all of this.
    LikeReply 52 years ago
  • Murph Lov
    Murph Lov
    FORM - is the name of the text type that the writer uses. For example, scripts, sonnets, novels etc. All of these are different text types that a writer can use. The form of a text is important because it indicates the writer's intentions, characters or key themes. 
    LikeReply 53 years ago


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