poetic device: Anthropomorphism & Personification

Anthropomorphism is when animals or objects behave like people, such as a cat who learns karate, or a dog who can talk or play piano.

Personification is similar, but is when animals or objects have seemingly human characteristics, such as a tree waving it’s “arms” in the breeze.

These poems all have anthropomorphic characters or some degree of personification.

My Kiwi Is the Captain
At Hamster Sam’s Rodeo
Just a Slug
My Parrot Doesn’t Care to Fly
My Uncle Had an Ant Farm by Kenn Nesbitt
My Uncle Had an Ant Farm
Frog Ball
The Ugly, Ugly Duckling
Abrocat the Acrobat
Has Anyone Seen My Chameleon?
Toby the Snowboarding Doberman
I Bought a New Tank For My Goldfish