A dialogue poem is a conversation between two characters with each character expressing a different point of view. The characters are identified by name or indicated by some other method, such as a different typeface for each character.
Examples of dialogue conversations are found in novels, theatrical plays and films. Depending on the conversational style desired, these art forms feature natural dialogue that best mimics conversations in real life.
An example of a lyric poem is "I'll tell you how the Sun rose" by Emily Dickinson. A lyric is a short poem that expresses the feelings and thoughts of a single speaker. It utilizes vibrant images as well as descriptive words to create a specific mood.
Examples of two voice poems include "The Unquiet Grave," "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and "Honeybees." Two voice poems are used to express arguments, opposing views or character viewpoints. The "Unquiet Grave" is written as a conversation between a man and the ghost of hi...
Examples of poems about friendship include "On Friendship" by Kahlil Gibran and "The Glory of Friendship" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. "A Golden Chain" is another poem about friendship by Helen Steiner Rice.
Narrative poems tell a story about characters progressing through a plot in verse form. Narrative poems were often told or performed verbally for an audience. For example, the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and the "Iliad" are about great deeds of heroes, whereas the American folk...
Written dialogue should mimic real life speech slightly to help the reader get the sense that the characters are real people. The subtle nuances of day-to-day human speech should be analyzed to ensure it is as realistic as possible. In spite of this, it is not necessary...