Dialect in a poem is a literary tool that refers to the use of language that distinguishes the voice of someone from a unique culture, financial status or social class from others. Dialect can include specific grammar, s... More »

"Forced Entry" by Paul Curtis and "Is He or Isn't He" by Patrick Winstanley are two examples of adult Christmas poems. Adult Christmas poems are often satirical in nature; they are meant to poke fun at the season, freque... More »

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An example of a tercet poem is a haiku, a verse with three lines in which the first and last rhyme or a verse within a terza rima, where the rhyme scheme is interlocked between verses. A tercet is a verse of three lines.... More »

A poem's mood refers to the emotions evoked by the poem's language. When poets use words to specifically inspire feelings of sadness, anger, joy or other emotions, those words contribute to the poem's mood. More »

To write an "In loving memory" poem, read examples of others and collect memorial verses that relate to the deceased. Use this material to write drafts of the poem. More »

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A memorial poem refers to either a poem written to commemorate someone's life after they die or to an existing poem chosen for a funeral, wake or memorial service. Mourners and preachers often read or recite poems as par... More »

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D.H. Lawrence's poem "The Piano" is told from the point of view of a man who is listening to someone play piano. The music causes the man to begin reminiscing about his childhood, and he is saddened by longing for the pa... More »

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