Example of Poetry
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 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. A famous example of poetry, the poem None is travelling by Basho, illustrates a poetry type or literary term. An example of Haiku.
Example of Structure of Poetry
The structure used in poems varies with different types of poetry and can be seen in the above example of None is travelling by Basho. The structural elements might include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create imaginative and expressive work such as None is travelling by Basho. The structure used in some Poetry types are also used when considering the visual effect of a finished poem. The structure of many types of poetry result in groups of lines on the page which enhance the poem's composition. An example of Haiku.