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Well, you've come to the right place to find out. Writing poems can be fun when you juggle all the words and the rhythms together to make them exciting. Poems can be out anything and come in many different forms. Here's an explanation of some of my favorite styles of poetry.

A NARRATIVE POEM tells a story.

LIMERICKS are usually funny or silly.

HAIKU is an old form of poetry from Japan.

FREE VERSE is a kind of poetry that has no real rhythm or pattern.

CINQUAINS are special poems that have five lines.

LYRIC POEMS make you want to sing!