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a metre of 10 syllables- 5 stressed, 5 unstressed. The stress falls on every second syllable.
Iambic pentameter
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An ancient poetic form originally from the middle east
Ghazal
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His son aged 3 gets hurt
Nettles
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When a sentence runs over from one line or stanza to the next
enjambment
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A phrase that contradicts itself, because the words don't fit together
oxymoron
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A poem about a mother daughter relationship
Praise song for my mother
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A poem about the betrayal of a sibling , the character looses connections with the younger sibling.
Brothers
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In praise song for my mother the mother is likened to the moon, sunrise and food these are all...
necessities
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This poem deals with a hurt relationship and there is a lot of tension.
Quickdraw
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Lust filled poem it has strong themes of self-pity , bitterness and some humour
In Paris with you
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Time is portrayed as the enemy of love , but also as the currency love spends.
Hour
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There is a lot of language about nature and the poet uses animals .
The Farmer's Bride
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Genuine love doesn't change when the circumstance changes
Sonnet 116
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free verse poem , farther makes a joke about his own death
Harmonium
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A pause in a line e.g "I'm a hostage.I'm marooned "
caesura
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the arrangement of syllables to create rhythm
metre
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A fictional character or identity adopted by a poet.
persona
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Shamsuddin's close friend
Rumi
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Husband has been damaged by the war .
The Manhunt
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He only wishes for the baby to be happy and talented
Born Yesterday
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Use of repetition to get point across , love is compared to "lost Saints"
Sonnet 43
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She curses her sister with death and sin.
Sister Maude
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Lust filled poem about enjoying themselves in the moment. There is a strong sense of urgency.
To His Coy Mistress
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A form of poetry that tells a story and often sounds quite musical.
ballad
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An ancient poetic form originally from the middle east

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His son aged 3 gets hurt

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When a sentence runs over from one line or stanza to the next

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A phrase that contradicts itself, because the words don't fit together

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