Haiku—A 3-lined poem usually about nature. 1st line has 5 syllables, 2nd line has 7, 3rd line has 5. More about haiku poetry here.
The snow melts quickly
Now the grass can breathe again
Flowers will be next
- Limerick–5 line poem with rhyme scheme of AABBA
- Most commonly anapestic pentameter for lines 1, 2 and 5.
- Lines 3 and 4 are usually shorter and have a different rhythm.
- History of limericks here.
There once was a man from Borum,
He bought a pair of pants and he wore’em,
He sat down and laughed,
When he felt a draft,
And found out that he had tore’em.