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There are many examples of different types of American poetry and poems. This section provides a selection of different types of American poetry and poems by most famous Poets. The types of American poetry and poems have been selected to cover all kinds and different styles of poetry by famous American poets.

 


American Poetry

American Poetry and Poems
 

The Wants of Man by John Quincy Adams The Lay of the Golden Goose by Louisa May Alcott
Our Little Ghost by Louisa May Alcott The Crocus by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Arctic Lover by William Cullen Bryant June by William Cullen Bryant
 I held a jewel by Emily Dickinson My River by Emily Dickinson
Kill your Balm by Emily Dickinson Morning at the window by T S Eliot
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T S Eliot The Old Gumbie Cat by T S Eliot
Eros by Ralph Waldo Emerson Tact by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Birches by Robert Frost The Last Leaf by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes Battle Hymn of the Republic by Julia Ward Howe
Main Street by Joyce Kilmer The House with Nobody in it by Joyce Kilmer
Apology by Joyce Kilmer The Lighthouse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Something Left Undone by Henry Longfellow
Petals by Amy Lowell Azure and gold by Amy Lowell
Free by Eugene O Neill The City in the Sea by Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Fog by Carl Sandburg
Chicago by Carl Sandburg Princeton - The Last Day by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots by Mark Twain America by Henry van Dyke
Shelley by Henry van Dyke The Captive by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The Dream Town Show by Ella Wheeler Wilcox A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman
O Captain My Captain by Walt Whitman Friends by William Butler Yeats


American Poetry and Poems

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Examples of American Poetry & Poems written by famous American poets

The examples and types Poetry and poems are written by famous American poets and authors including:
 
  • American Poetry by John Quincy Adams
  • American Poetry by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • American Poetry by Emily Dickinson
  • American Poetry by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • American Poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • American Poetry by Louisa May Alcott
  • American Poetry by William Cullen Bryant
  • American Poetry by T S Eliot
  • American Poetry by Robert Frost
  • American Poetry by Julia Ward Howe

Poems by Joyce Kilmer, Amy Lowell, Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry van Dyke, Walt Whitman, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Eugene O' Neill, Carl Sandburg, Mark Twain, Ella Wheeler Wilcox and William Butler Yeats.


Examples of American Poetry

Poems are kinds of literature written by the poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose. Poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. 

Examples of Structure of American Poetry
The structural elements might include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create an imaginative and expressive poem such as shown in the above examples. The structure used is chosen by the poet when considering the visual effect of a finished poem.
 

American Poetry & Poems

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