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Welcome to Young Writers' free Poetry Glossary


What is a Shape Poem?

A Shape Poem is a type of poetry that describes an object and is shaped the same as the object the poem is describing.

You could write your shape poem on anything.

What Shapes Could You Make Your Poetry?

You could have a circle-shaped poem describing a cookie, or a poem about love shaped like a heart.

An Example of a Shape Poem

If you would like some more help with your shaped poem check out our shape poetry workshop.

Why not also enter it into one of our poetry competitions.

More poetry types below.

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