A Verb is a doing word. It's the word that gives the action in a sentence.
She walked along the path.
They swam in the ocean.
The morning sun rose in the sky.
Verbs are used in poetry to create different effects, they are used to make a sentence more interesting and to help describe the action of the subject
Why don't you try writing a poem using verbs and enter it into one of our poetry competitions.
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