What is an Oxymoron?
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that uses contradictory terms. The most common form of oxymoron involves an oxymoron-noun combination of two words.
Examples of an Oxymoron:
They can also be used to create an oxymoron poem.
Example of a poem using Oxymora:
The calm wind blew,
The sun shone a blinding light.
All around, a deafening silence as,
The atmosphere changed shape.
Oxymora are used in poetry to create dramatic expression.
Why don't you try writing a poem using an oxymoron and enter it into one of our Poetry Competitions.