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The Cloud by

Percy B. Shelley

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Dream Deferred by

Langston Hughes

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The Meadow Mouse by

Theodore Roethke

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The Fawn by

Edna St. Vincent Millay

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The Day is Done by

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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I'll Tell You How the Sun Rose by

Emily Dickinson

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Mending Wall by

Robert Frost

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The Death of Sennacherib by

George Gordon

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Jazz Fantasia by

Carl Sandburg

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Eldorado by

Edgar Allan Poe

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Next by

Ogden Nash

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Sonnet 55 by

William Shakespeare

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Poem describes a war veteran who still has ideals to pursue

The Face in the Mirror

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a tribute to the legendary baseball player, Satchel Paige

To Satch

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contrasts ancient ships and their valuables with a modern ship and its unexciting necessities

Cargoes

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tells about a Native American who moves to the city and loses much of his dignity and status since he has no vision

Without Title

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asks for someone to read passionate poets to him to relax him

The Day is Done

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contrasts the sunrise and the sunset

I'll Tell You How the Sun Rose

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tells how we often erect offensive barriers against others

Mending Wall

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could be interpreted as the Christian's quest for heaven

Eldorado

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contrasts the sound of a desolate place with the noise of civilization

The Shell

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claims that we sometimes have divine inspirations

The Sound of the Sea

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has an unusual speaker, a cloud explains everything

The Cloud

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visually demonstrates the options of what could happen

dream deferred

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appeals to all our senses except for touch

Our House in Hadong

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contrasts a peaceful situation with a dangerous one

The Meadow Mouse

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peaceful setting and diction creates a relaxing mood

the space

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powerful metaphor causes us to become fearful

moon tiger

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the moon is told to leave the city and share its light with flowers

the song of the moon

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poem has a rhythm of anapestic tetrameter

the death of sennacherib

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presents life as a journey

eldorado

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has unusual rhymes

next

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has a strong contrast - freedom from the sea but death on shore

Starfish

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an Italian sonnet

The Sound of the Sea

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is written in lines like the swimmers would swim

400 meter Freestyle

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gives us a sense of slow going by spacing

the time we climbed snake mountain

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poem uses much parallelism

psalm 96

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his poems are some of America's most humorous

Ogden Nash

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his poems celebrated everyday life and average people
won 2 Pulitzer Prizes

Carl Sandburg

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his poems have wit and wisdom and have won 4 Pulitzer Prizes

Robert Frost

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she wrote thousands of poems but they were published posthumously

emily dickinson

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most famous American poet in the 1800s

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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his poetry was practical and realistic and caused a new kind of American poetry

Langston Hughes

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speaker

who or what is saying the poem - often the poet

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diction

choice of words

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denotative

literal meaning

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connotative

additional symbolic meanings

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poet laureate

official chosen poet of a place for a year

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imagined pictures or sensations with real vivid wording

imagery

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subjective description

including your own thoughts and feelings

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objective description

factual details

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simile

a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using a word such as like as or then to suggest the similarity

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metaphor

points out a resemblance between two things without like or as

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parallelism

repeated words, expressions, and thoughts

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personification

gives human qualities to something nonhuman

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symbols

part of our everyday lives that enables a writer to compress a very complex idea or set of ideas into one image or word

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iamb

ta DA ta DA ta DA ta DA .....

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anapest

ta ta DA ta ta DA ta ta DA ta ta DA

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pentameter

5 syllables per line

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tetrameter

4 syllables per line

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onomatopoeia

the sound of a word imitates a natural sound

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alliteration

the repetition of consonant sounds - usually beginnings

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assonance

repetition of vowel sounds

63

Italian sonnet

14 lines
8 lines, 6 lines
abbaabbacdecde

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octave

eight lines

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sestet

six lines

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English sonnet

3 quatrains and a couplet
ababcdcdefefgg

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quatrains

4 line stanzas

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couplet

a pair of rhyming lines

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stanza

group of lines

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free verse

no fixed rhythm, rhyme scheme, or line length