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Limerick Poems

 

One of the more interesting forms of poetry is the limerick. Although no one seems to take credit for having been the created the limerick style of poetry, there have been many poets who have excelled at writing them. Some of the earliest known examples of the limerick were found back in the 1800s. In general, the limerick is recognized by ...

William Wordsworth Poems

 

It's always interesting to see how a person's early life experiences shapes their future. When we look at the life of William Wordsworth, we can see a very good example of this. He was born in Cockermouth, in the county of Cumbria, England, in 1770. When he was just eight years old, his mother passed away, which had a profound impact ...

Metaphor Poems

 

In reality, there are not any poems that are not metaphors of some kind. Still, people want to know what a true metaphor poem would be like. Sometimes it takes a little explaining to clarify why all poems are metaphors by starting with one that is quite obvious in its metaphorical form. For those who are perhaps neophytes in the world ...

Kinds of Poems

 

There are many, many types of poetry. A simple list would indicate many that you are probably already familiar with. Those who would consider themselves as scholars of literature would recognize a few more. But even they might be tripped up on a few of the more obscure type of poetic form. Let's look at a few these less common one. The ...

Poems About Time

 

Time is a subject that has fascinated people of all walks of life. Different cultures have different thoughts about time. In much of the Eastern world, time is looked upon as being a cycle. As one goes through various stages of life, the eventually return to their beginning. This idea is readily visible in nature, as we see the changes in ...

Missing You Poems

 

What do you do when you miss someone? For many, this is a difficult subject, as our emotions seem to get the better of us. We either end up in some state of depression or unsuppressed sadness. Some may turn this into anger or some form of genuine anxiety that prevents us from being civil to anyone who might be around ...

Poems for Parents

 

I think everyone believes that his or her parents are the most wonderful couple in the whole world. Let's face it, they are the ones who are responsible for our very existence -- we owe our beginnings to them. In fact, it is through them that we became a member of this lovely world we are ...

Arabic Poems

 

The use of poetry in the Arabic language have been in existence for hundreds and hundreds of years. Like most poetry, Arabic poetry generally involves specific meters and rhyme schemes. The meter usually applied in Arabic poetry was first identified during the 8th century by the poet al-Khalil bin Ahmad, and not much has changed regarding meter over the centuries. In ...

Pet Poems

 

Pets are a significant part of most people's lives. Travel to any major city, at least in North America and much of Europe, and you'll find stores dedicated completely to pets. These aren't just little mom and pop places, but full blown retailers -- you can even buy company stock. So, it should be no surprise that pets are a major ...

Cat Poems

 

There is unlikely any domesticated animal that has captured the attention of poets more than the whimsical, predictably unpredictable cat. In fact, cats usually are placed in one of two categories: loved or despised. For the cat-lovers of the world, nothing is more enjoyable than watching a kitten play or sitting with a favorite book and a purring cat in their ...