poetic device: Rhyme Schemes

Most of my poems rhyme and have regular rhyme schemes, such as AABB, ABAB, or ABCB. But even I get tired of rhyming every line or every other line.

These poems have rhyme schemes that are more complex or interesting. They might be AABBA, AAAB CCCB, or something else. And many of them include internal rhymes throughout to make them more fun to read.

If you enjoy more complex and interesting ways of rhyming, read this lesson plan and see if you can identify the rhyme schemes in these poems.

My Flat Cat
My Flat Cat
The Games in My Room
My Puppy Punched Me in the Eye
An Ogre Came over for Dinner
We Ate All the Cheetos
We Ate All the Cheetos
I Can’t Get Enough of this Pokémon Go
Vacation Cancellation
My Brother Ate My Smartphone
Running Late
Nathaniel Naste
Our Teacher’s a Hippie
I’m Clever Whenever
The Cough
The Tale of the Sun and the Moon
Love Sick
Teacher, Teacher, How’s My Singing
Belinda Bell
This Poem’s Not About a Dog
I Washed Our Dad’s Car
You’re Not Supposed to Touch Your Face
Backward Dan
Minecraft Mike
The Biggest Burp Ever
My Brother’s a Bother