Some poems about fruits and vegetables include: "Fruits and Vegetables" by Geneen Myers, "To a Field of Celery" by Alfred Hitch and "Peaches" by Hattie Howard. "Fruits and Vegetables" talks about various fruits and vegetables, "To a Field of Celery" describes a personal relationship with vegetables and "Peaches" describes how delicious and enticing peaches are.Continue Reading
Some additional poems about fruit include: "The Smell of Grapes" by Hattie Howard, "The Winter Pear" by William Allingham, "The Fig Tree" by John Bannister Tab, "Peach Blossoms" by Carl Sandburg, "With Strawberries" by William Ernest Henly, "To Blossoms" by Robert Herrick, "Tutti Fruiti" by William Theodore Peters, "Cherry Time" by Robert Graves, "How to Eat Watermelons" by Frank Libby Stanton and "Apples and Water" by Robert Graves.
Some other poems about vegetables include "Ode to the Tomato" by William Bingham Tappan, "The Onion" by Allen Upward, "The Salad" by Virgil, "The Vegetable Girl" by Wurt Taylor and "Onion Tart" by Eugene Field.
There are also funny rhyming vegetable poems, such as "Panic in the Vegetable Garden" by Elton Camp, and "A Vegetable Matter" by Lindsay Laurie. There are also funny rhyming poems about vegetables for kids, such as "Funny Cucumber", "Funny Tomatoes" and "Funny Cabbage".Learn more about Poetry
Poems that tell stories are called narrative poems. There are several types of narrative poems, which include idyll, epic, ballad and lay. Narrative poems have existed for thousands of years and have served many purposes, including capturing the heroic actions of great leaders, such as King Arthur and Odysseus, and even setting the scene as the opening for television shows like "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air."Full Answer >
Poems that do not rhyme but still follow regular metrical patterns are called blank verse poems. Poems that do not rhyme or follow any metrical pattern are called free verse poems.Full Answer >
While a sonnet has 14 lines, a 12-line poem is identifiable in literature as a variation of the sonnet used by Elizabethan poets. Other than this example, there is no distinct term for a 12-line poem in English literature.Full Answer >
Two 16-line poems that are easy to memorize are "Lean out of the Window" by James Joyce and "A Poison Tree" by William Blake. Both of these brief narrative poems contain frequent repetition and simple rhyme schemes that make them easy to commit to memory.Full Answer >