Poetry facts for kids
Poetry uses the qualities of words, in different ways, to be artistic.
- different length and sound (of words)
- meanings (of words)
- (Poetry has) different uses of tone.
Poetry can be used to describe (comparing, talking about, or expressing emotion) many things. It can make sense or be nonsense, it can rhyme or not. It can have many shapes and sizes; it can be serious or funny.
- William Shakespeare
- William Wordsworth
- John Donne
- John Keats
- William Blake
- William Butler Yeats
- Rabindranath Tagore
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