Image credit. Quatrain : There are many different forms of poetry. In elementary school, you may have heard or read poems that are made up of the common quatrain - a four line stanza,usually with a rhyming scheme like abab or abba. For instance,. I'll tell you the story of Jimmy Jet - And you know what I tell you is true. He loved to watch his TV set Almost as much as you. Famous ballads and the sonnets of Shakespeare also contain quatrains.
Shape poems are suitable for writers of all ages. A shape poem is a form of concrete poem. Concrete poems have visual elements that complement the meaning of the poem. In shape poems, the visual element is that the text on the page makes a shape. Simple shape poems can be done with children.
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