poetic device: Narrative Poems

Narrative poems are poems that tell a story. It doesn’t have to be a long or complex story. It can even be a short narrative poem that describes something that happened.

Narrative poems are one of the main poetic styles. Others include lyric poems, which describe the narrator’s emotions or feelings, and descriptive poems, which give a detailed description of a person, an object, or an event.

Each of these poems tell a story. Some are short and some are long, while most are somewhere in the middle, but all of them are fun.

My Teacher Took My iPod by Kenn Nesbitt
My Teacher Took My iPod
Cooking Class by Kenn Nesbitt
Cooking Class
An Ogre Came Over for Dinner by Kenn Nesbitt
An Ogre Came over for Dinner
I Took My Doggy for a Walk by Kenn Nesbitt
I Took My Doggy for a Walk
Our Math Teacher's Missing by Kenn Nesbitt
Our Math Teacher’s Missing
I Dreamed it Was December by Kenn Nesbitt
I Dreamed it Was December
My Brother Ate My Smartphone by Kenn Nesbitt
My Brother Ate My Smartphone
My Mother Took Me to the Mall by Kenn Nesbitt
My Mother Took Me to the Mall
Running Late by Kenn Nesbitt
Running Late
My Puppy Ate My Earbuds by Kenn Nesbitt
My Puppy Ate My Earbuds
Incomplete Trick-or-Treat by Kenn Nesbitt
Incomplete Trick-or-Treat
Basketball's My Favorite Sport by Kenn Nesbitt
Basketball’s My Favorite Sport
Rapunzel by Kenn Nesbitt
Rapunzel! Rapunzel!
My Christmas Travel Plan by Kenn Nesbitt
My Christmas Travel Plan
Deep Sea Dance by Kenn Nesbitt
Deep Sea Dance
While Lying on the Lawn
Yesterday I Took a Test
Santa's Feeling Sick by Kenn Nesbitt
Santa’s Feeling Sick
I Tried to Play Soccer by Kenn Nesbitt
I Tried to Play Soccer
And Backed My Car into a Tree
I Dreamed that I Was Flying
I Dreamed that I Was Flying
With Christmas Coming Soon by Kenn Nesbitt
With Christmas Coming Soon
Today I Wore a Costume
My Dog Is Always Shivering by Kenn Nesbitt
My Dog Is Always Shivering