Poetry Rewind: Forms of Poetry

Penmancy posted under Writing Tips on 2018-11-03

There are so many forms of poetry that sometimes it becomes difficult to make one out from another form. In spite of how many people have written or explained the different forms of poetry, there is always room to learn more.

Poetry dates back to more than 2000 BC and could very well have originated along with language, as we know it. So it is not surprising that humans have been able to use poetry as the most original form of communication. With more contemporary styles making their way into the mainstream, some of the older forms are now getting neglected. Even though some of the styles may seem like an overlap they, in fact, are not.

Here we bring some of our favourite forms of poetry which must frequent more often in the poetry circuits: