Poetry. Poetry is all about 5 things…. Expression Observation Ideas Emotions Words and Opinions. The way a poem sounds is a big part of what a poem is about. Some poems have a musical sound. That is largely due to rhythm, rhyme, and meter. Rhythm.
* Extended Metaphor: a metaphor that is extended over several lines or throughout the poem.
Poetry may use language and symbols in surprising and unconventional ways.
* Lyric Poetry: a poem that draws on emotions and feelings.
Poetry expresses the ebb and flow of life in an uniquely personal voice that reachers across form and time.