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Famous Poetry Quotes. Elements of Poetry. Famous Poems. Poetry Tongue Twisters. 100. 100. 100. 1 00. 2 00. 2 00. 2 00. 2 00. 3 00. 3 00. 3 00. 300. 5 00. 5 00. 500. 5 00. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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8Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.


To be or not be, that is the question .4

Read in less than 30 second the tongue twisterSee's Saw and Soar's Seesaw

Mr. See owned a saw.And Mr. Soar owned a seesaw.Now, See's saw sawed Soar's seesawBefore Soar saw See,Which made Soar sore.Had Soar seen See's sawBefore See sawed Soar's seesaw,See's saw would not have sawedSoar's seesaw.So See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw.But it was sad to see Soar so sorejust because See's saw sawedSoar's seesaw.


O Captain! My Captain!

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won;The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:But O heart! heart! heart!O the bleeding drops of red,Where on the deck my Captain lies,Fallen cold and dead.


I'm Nobody! Who are you?

I'm Nobody! Who are you?Are you -- Nobody -- Too?Then there's a pair of us!Don't tell! they'd advertise -- you know!

How dreary -- to be -- Somebody!How public -- like a Frog --To tell one's name -- the livelong June --To an admiring Bog!

21If You Forget MeI want you to knowone thing.

You know how this is:if I lookat the crystal moon, at the red branchof the slow autumn at my window,if I touchnear the firethe impalpable ashor the wrinkled body of the log,everything carries me to you,as if everything that exists,aromas, light, metals,were little boatsthat sailtoward those isles of yours that wait for me.

20A Dream Within A Dream

Take this kiss upon the brow!And, in parting from you now,Thus much let me avow--You are not wrong, who deemThat my days have been a dream;Yet if hope has flown awayIn a night, or in a day,In a vision, or in none,Is it therefore the less gone?All that we see or seemIs but a dream within a dream.


The Two-Toed Tree-Toad

A tree-toad loved a she-toadWho lived up in a tree.He was a two-toed tree-toad,But a three-toed toad was she.The two-toed tree-toad tried to winThe three-toed she-toad's heart,For the two-toed tree-toad loved the groundThat the three-toed tree-toad trod.But the two-toed tree-toad tried in vain;He couldn't please her whim.From her tree-toad bower,With her three-toed power,The she-toad vetoed him

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Ned Nott and Sam Shott

Ned Nott was shot and Sam Shott was not.So it is better to be Shott than Nott.Some say Nott was not shot.But Shott says he shot Nott.Either the shot Shott shot at Nott was not shot,Or Nott was shot.If the shot Shott shot shot Nott, Nott was shot.But if the shot Shott shot shot Shott,Then Shott was shot, not Nott.However, the shot Shott shot shot not Shott, but Nott.

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Betty Botter's Better Batter

Betty Botter had some butter,"But," she said, "this butter's bitter.If I bake this bitter butter,It would make my batter bitter.But a bit of better butter,That would make my batter better."So she bought a bit of butter Better than her bitter butter And she baked it in her batter;And the batter was not bitter.So 'twas better Betty BotterBought a bit of better butter.

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Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.5

When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.6

Something that represents something else through association, resemblance or convention14

The way the poem is written. Free-style, ballad, haiku, etc. Includes length of meters, number of stanzas along with rhyme techniques and rhythm.13

Words that sound like their meaning. For example, buzz, moo, pow.12

A comparison which does not use the words like or as.11 Walt Whitman