What Is Poetry

POETRY is painting with words used to conjure feelings or transport you into the real and unreal through rhythm, rhyme, or meter.

a set amount of lines in a poem grouped together by length, meter, or rhyme scheme

Couplet  2-line / Tercet 3-line / Quatrain 4-line / Cinquain 5-line / Sestet 6-lin

Meter combination of stressed and unstressed syllables

Rhyme scheme the pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each line or verse

Syllable the single, unbroken sound of a spoken or written word