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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
The muddlehead is a poem about a man who remains mentally confused, a little bit insane. He has a problem making sane decisions. He wears his clothes the wrong way, speaks the weird language, creates new words, is asking for wrong favors at wrong places. He is the man who makes everyone laugh. His story is everyone’s favorite.
In this poem, the speaker talks about his love that was long lost. Lost, because it was so strong that everyone at the ‘kingdom by the sea’ envied it. The speaker believes that this, even though they were just little kids, love between him and his Annabel Lee was stronger and deeper than the ones between the people older and wiser than them. That despite the physical distance no one can part their souls from each other. Their love was real love and no teenage crush.
This is an extremely humorous poem by Ogden Nash about our adventurous episodes of Isabel. Kids just love this poem. You read this in front of them once and they will ask you to repeat the same again and again.
This poem depicts Blake’s sheer admiration for the ‘Tyger’ and for the God who made this mortal. This poem is full of questions. There are a total of 13 question marks in the poem.