Craft compelling poems in the style of your favorite verse master. Review the common elements of poetry, including imagery, metaphor and rhyme. Explore well-known works in many forms to understand styles, patterns and differing opinions about what each piece means to everyone. Discuss terms like blank verse and poetic turn and how each one plays a powerful role in composition. Gain hands-on instruction as you pen your own haikus, sonnets, odes and ghazals.