Fable - A Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson at Updivine

Fable | A Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson

A fable is a poetic story composed in verse or prose with a moral summed up at the end, using animals as characters to teach a valuable lesson. This is about a little fight between a mountain and a squirrel.

Fable - A Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson at Updivine
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Magic Potion | A Diminishing Poem By Ritika Nahata at UpDivine

Magic Potion | A Diminishing Poem By Ritika Nahata at UpDivine

This is a poem about a person looking for a magic potion. A potion, that may bring the already dead men to life.
For diminishing verse, either you have to remove the first letter of each end word or the first few letters.

Magic Potion | A Diminishing Poem By Ritika Nahata at UpDivine
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Mother and Kid | A Couplet poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine

Mother and Kid – A Couplet Poem

This is a rhyming couplet poem for kids. A couplet usually consists of two lines that rhyme and generally have a similar meter. A couplet could be a complete two-line poem or a part of a larger poem.

Mother and Kid | A Couplet poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine
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Landscape | A Concrete Poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine.com

Landscape – A Concrete Poem

Concrete is a poem that is as much a piece of visual art made with words as it is a work of poetry.
This poem is a sort of introduction by each element of a landscape presented visually.

Landscape | A Concrete Poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine.com
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Cento | A Collage Poem for Kids by Ritika Nahata

Kid’s Cento Poem

Centos are also called collage poems. They are entirely made up of lines and phrases from other poet’s poems. This poem is made up of titles of famous children’s poems.

Cento | A Collage Poem for Kids by Ritika Nahata
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Betty and Chubby - A Catena Rondo Poem by Ritika Nahata

Betty and Chubby | A Catena Rondo Poem

Betty and Chubby is a Catena Rondo poem. Catena Rondo is a poetic style that deals with intense repetitions of lines. Each stanza of the poem is a quatrain.

Betty and Chubby - A Catena Rondo Poem by Ritika Nahata
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Acrostic poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine

Horse – An Acrostic

This poem is an ‘Acrostic’. An acrostic is a poem (or other form of writing) in which the first letter (or syllable, or word) of each line (or paragraph, or any other recurring feature in the text) spells out a word, message or the alphabet.

In this poem, the first letter letter in each line when joined together form the word “HORSE”. And the first speaker is trying to ask the second one for a ride together.

Acrostic poem by Ritika Nahata at UpDivine
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Alphabet poem by Ritika Nahata

BALL – An ABECEDARY

This is an alphabet poem, also known as abecedary, abcpoems, abecedarian, or abecedarius. The poems are formed by the play of words. The first alphabet of each word is in a sequence of alphabets starting from A to Z.

Alphabet poem by Ritika Nahata
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The Lesson - A poem by Roger McGough

The Lesson | A Poem by Roger McGough

‘The Lesson’ by Roger McGough depicts the frustrations of a teacher in a very strange and peculiar manner. I cannot, even in my nightmares, imagine any of my teachers could do such a thing, as illustrated so beautifully in the poem.

The Lesson - A poem by Roger McGough
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Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt

Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

“Abou Ben Adhem” is a short poem that says the best expression of the love of God is the love for fellow human beings. It’s neither the prayers nor the church services that get you in the good books of God.

Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
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whatif by shel silverstein

Whatif | A Poem by Shel Silverstein

Very rare are the people who can fall asleep at night without a ‘Whatif’. Shel Silverstein in this adorable and cute poem describes 20 “whatif’s” that do not let this young boy sleep.

whatif by shel silverstein
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Vocation by Rabindranath Tagore

Vocation | A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

Vocation by Rabindranath Tagore is a perfect tour into the mind of a child. This poem shows our inner-most needs. This poem is also a reminder to all the grown-ups that how these needs are curtailed by the parameters of the societal norms.

Vocation by Rabindranath Tagore
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If I were King A A Milne

If I Were King | A Poem by Alan Alexander Milne

What would you do if you were a king? .
“If I Were King” is about a child dreaming of all the things he would do if he were the king. He would run the world differently than other kings by focusing on enjoyment.

If I were King A A Milne
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The Crazy Stranger At La La Land

This a poem about my adventures in a day spent on shopping for candies and chocolates, or as I used to call them “eats”. For me they were the only thing worth eating. So enjoy this sweet poem.

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If I were in charge of the world Judith Viorst

If I Were In Charge of The World – A Poem by Judith Viorst

“If I Were In Charge of the World” lists the changes to the world that Judith Viorst brings about if she would be controlling the world. She would approve all the things that make her happy.

If I were in charge of the world Judith Viorst
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