Alleys - a passage, as through a continuous row of houses, permitting access from the street to backyards,garages, etc.

Buoyant - tending to float in the fluid.

Corpses - a dead body, usually of a human being.

Envy - a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions,etc.

Grafting - a bud, shoot, or scion of a plant inserted in a groove, slit, or the like in a stem or stock of another plant in which it continues to grow.

Myriad - a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things.

Narrative - a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious.

Pierce - to penetrate into or run through something as a sharp, pointed dagger, object or instrument does.

Romance - a novel or other prose narrative depicting heroic or marvelous deeds, pageantry, romantic exploits,etc., usually in a historical or imaginary setting.

Spars - stout pole such as those used for masts and others.

Structured - mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents: a pyramidal structure.

Teeming - abounding or swarming with something, as with people: We elbowed our way through the teeming station.

Undulating - to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement.

Unrequited - not returned or reciprocated

Wretched - very unfortunate in condition or circumstances; miserable; pitiable.

Alliteration - Repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words.

Assonance - Repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables.

Ballads - Songlike poems that tell stories.

Concrete - Poems that are shaped to look like their subjects. The poet arranges the lines to create a picture in the page.

Consonance - Repetition of similar consonant sounds at the ends of accented syllables.

Free Verse - Poetry that is defined by its lack of strict structure. It has regular meter, rhyme, fixed line length, or specific stanza pattern.

Haiku - A three-lined Japanese verse form. The first and third lines each have five syllables and the second line has seven.

Limericks - Humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specific rhythm pattern and rhyme scheme.

Lyric - Poetry that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verse.

Metaphors - Describe one things as if it were something else.

Meter - Rhythmical pattern in a poem.

Narrative - Poetry that tells a story in verse. Narrative poems often have elements similar to those in short stories, such as plot and characters.

Onomatopoeia - Use of words that imitate sounds.

Personification - Gives human qualities to something that is not human.

Repetition - Use of any element of language such as a sound, word phrase, clause, or sentence with more than once.

Rhyme - Repetition of sounds at the ends of words.

Rhyming Couples - Pairs of rhyming lines, usually of the same meter and length.

Similes - Use like or as to compare two seemingly unlike things.

Symbol- Anything that represents something else. They often deal with adventure and romance.