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Maya angelou Was born in marguerite Johnson in st.louis,missouri, on April 4 1928. she grew up in st.louis Maya has had more than 30 poems,she is still alive and she was married to tosh angelou in 1950. • Born in Columbus Mississippi on mach 216 1911. occupation was play wrights. Well know his innovation in theatrical technique. Died in new York, new York city on February 241983.wrote plays with ten at • Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to parents who were itinerant actors. His father David Poe Jr. died probably in 1810. Elizabeth Hopkins Poe died in 1811, leaving three children. Edgar was taken into the home of a Richmond merchant John Allan. The remaining children were cared for by others. Poe's brother William died young and sister Rosalie become later insane. At the age of five Poe could recite passages of English poetry. Later one of his teachers in Richmond said: "While the other boys wrote mere mechanical verses, Poe wrote genuine poetry; the boy was a born poet." Poe died in a hospital on October 7, 1849 Robert frost • Born in san Francisco ,California on march 26n 1874. he is well known for his moderation in poems. occupation were poet playwright, he died in Boston mass. On January 29,2874 Langston Hughes Born in Japan Missouri on February 1,1902. he is well known for his work ,occupations were poets columnist dramatist essayist lyricist no,novelist,socail,activish writer. he died in new York city,new york on may 22,1967 Emily Dickenson She had a unique style of writing conventional her work was usually changed to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. contain short lines, typically lack titles and often use slant rhyme. Many of her poems deal with themes of breath and importable. It was not until after her death in 1886 That they find out collection of poetry was published in 1890 William Shakespeare • William Shakespeare was born in Stratford – upon-Avon Allegedly on April 23,1569.williams was 18 at the time and Anne was 26- and pregnant. wrote 159 poems. Died on April 23 E.E. Cummings was born in October 14, 1894-Died in September 3,1962 he wrote 29 poem. He was married 3 times couplets • Are any two lines working as a unit, weather they comprise a single stanza or part of a larger stanza. Most completes rhyme, but they don’t to. there are several set forms of the couplets and a myriad of variatiors based on line length and meters. clerihew • You’re going to love learning how to write clerihews why? Because clerihews are funny poems you write about specific people. that means when you learn to write clerihews, you can instantly write funny poems about your parents, your teather,your family movie star. cinquain • Cinquain is a simple five-line poem made up 22 total syllables. Each line flows a distinct pattern. It can be composed of jest five liens or made up of a series of five lines stazon, with are like paragraphs.ciquain poems don’t need to rhyme, this style of poetry is often writing to describe a person but a good . Diamante • The diamante poems is shaped like a diamante it flows strick pattern and has lines. line is one noun, line is a objectives descing that has noun lines 3 is verbs having. the nouns in line 7 lines 5 in 3 verbs describing the noun in line 7, line line 6 is to additives is a noun. When centered on the page, the poem resembles a diamond. Alphabet • An alphabet is one that uses letters of the alphabet either as the begin the letters of eath line of the poem. There are the base ways to write them. Haiku • Haiku is a form a form of Japanese poetry that combime there different lines and a notable grammatical brake. the break or kireji,is often replaced with commas or hyphens in English haiku. Haikus usually includes nature and everyday things and limerick there once was a fellow named jerry who thought to write limericks for Mary. Perplexed our dear poets with elhows help wrote it and Mary he later did Mary.sitations so don’t think too heard about what use as a topic. Concrete • Concrete poem a concrete poem that concretes a picture or a design. A concrete poem takes on the shape of the subject it describes. For example a poem about an apple is written in the shape of a apple.
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