What is Poetry?

Poetry is language written with rhythm, figurative language, imagery, sound devices and emotionally charged language. Major Types of Poetry: Lyric Poetry; Narrative Poetry and Concrete Poetry. Lyric poem is a highly musical verse that expresses the observation and feelings of a single speaker. Narrative Poem is a story told in verse. Concrete Poem is one with a shape that suggests its subject. The poet arranges the letters, punctuation, and lines to create an image or picture, on the page.