Narrative Tells a story
Concrete Also known as "size poetry". Concrete poetry uses typographical arrangements to display an element of the poem. This can either be through re-arrangement of letters of a word or by arranging the words as a shape.
Couplet A couplet has rhyming stanzas made up of two lines.
Dramatic monologue A type of poem which is spoken to a listener. The speaker addresses a specific topic while the listener unwittingly reveals details about him/herself.
Elegy A sad and thoughtful poem about the death of an individual.
Epic An extensive, serious poem that tells the story about a heroic figure.
Lyric A poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.