Types of Poetry. What Is Poetry - This section contains a definition of poetry, poetry is... quotes, and other helpful definitions for beginning poets.
Poetry Quotes - An enjoyable collection of famous poetry quotes along with quotes from previous Shadow Poets. Traditional Poetry Forms - Displays a handful of traditional poetry forms. Poetic Forms & Techniques. POETRY FORMS AND TERMINOLOGY. Descriptions and examples of various poetry forms.
(For ASIAN-INSPIRED FORMS and for GLOSSARIES OF LITERARY TERMS, scroll to the lower half of the page.) Abecedarian and Acrostic A brief but sufficient introduction to the two forms, with an example of each plus several links. From Poets.org .