How do you describe poems?
Also question is, how would you describe poetry?
Poetry commonly appears as a sequence of lines arranged in stanzas rather than a sequence of sentences within paragraphs. Poetry is ultimately characterized more by how it communicates than by what it communicates. poetry relies on figurative language.
Also to know is, how do you describe a poem in an essay?
It analyzes the words, sounds, feelings and topics that the poet uses in the poem. A poetry essay should include analysis of the topic, message, rhythm and word choice. It should have both an introduction and a conclusion. Introduce your poem with an introductory paragraph.
In short, what makes a poem a poem is the ability to make the reader feel something. As has already been mentioned, a poem is different in form from prose--the normal rules of writing just don't apply. That doesn't mean a poem can't have form or punctuation, but it doesn't have to.