Metaphors - Describe one thing as if it were something else.
Personification - Gives human qualities to something that is not human.
Similes - Use like or as to compare two seemingly unlike things.
Symbol - Anything that represents something else.
Alliteration - The repetition of constant sounds in the beginning of words.
Repetition - The use of any element of language.
Assonance - The repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables.
Consonance - The repetition of similar constant sounds at the ends of accented syllables.
Onomatopoeia - The use of words that imitate sounds.
Rhyme - The repetition of sounds at the ends of words.
Meter - The rhythmical pattern in a poem.
Narrative - Tells a story in verse.
Haiku - Is a three-line Japanese verse form.
Free Verse - Defined by its lack of strict structure.
Lyric - Expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker.
Ballads - Songlike poems that tell stories.
Concrete - Shaped to look like their subjects.
Limericks - Humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specific rythem pattern and rhyme scheme.
Rhyming Couplets - Pairs of rhyming lines.
Rapping - Communication by the sound of taps or knocks, as between medium and spirit during a séance.
Speckled - A small speck, spot, or mark, as on skin.
Cuddles - To hold close in an affectionate manner; hug tenderly; fondle.
Respite - A delay or cessation for a time, especially of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief.
Implore - To beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy.
Chamber - A room, usually private, in a house or apartment, especially a bedroom.
Gloating - To look at or think about with great or excessive, often smug or malicious, satisfaction.
Fowl - Any bird
Dirges - A funeral song or tune, or one expressing mourning in commemoration of the dead.
Plutonian - Of, pertaining to, or resembling Pluto or the lower world; infernal.
Lattice - A window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.
Mortal - Belonging to this world.
Roaming - To wander over or through.
Timid - Lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed.
Cliché - A trite, stereotyped expression; a sentence or phrase, usually expressing a popular or common thought or idea, that has lost originality, ingenuity, and impact by long overuse, as sadder but wiser, or strong as an ox.