Poetic Devices. Poetic Devices. Poetic devices, techniques, gimmicks - whatever you want to call them, there are "tricks" that make poems "work." You see and hear poetic devices everyday – in poems, prose, song lyrics, and advertisements. A lliteration.
Bid me to weep, and I will weep, A
While I have eyes to see; B
And having none, yet I will keep A
A heart to weep for thee. B