Poetic Devices Defined
What are poetic devices?
Words are the only material a poet has. The poet must create art out of words. Poetic devices are one of the best ways to create various effects within a poem. Think of it as like writing music. With the use of poetic devices, a poem may be made more pleasing to the ears when read aloud. Below is a video that shows some of the most commonly used poetic devices. When writing poems, remember to use some.