Definition of Stanza/ Verse:A division of a poem consisting of a group of lines usually arranged in a recurring pattern of meter and rhyme.
Example of Stanza/ Verse #1:
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Example of Stanza/ Verse #2:
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village, though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
Stanza/ Verse in poetry:
Why are poetry examples important?
Studying examples of poems using various poetic devices such as stanza/ verse helps create an understanding of how those poetry terms work within different types of poetry. For instance examples of poems using onomatopoeia can illustrate how sounds can be represented in poems. Likewise, examples of poems using alliteration can shed light on how alliteration affects the rhythm of a poem. Many poems can be an example of stanza/ verse, but sometimes good examples are hard to find. You'll find relevant, concise poetry examples here.
Can Poems be examples of more than one poetry term?
Absolutely. Examples of poems using hyperbole are also examples of figurative language, since hyperbole is considered a type of figurative language. That's just one example. Poems usually contain multiple poetic terms and devices like stanza/ verse. The poetry examples contained in this site often link to other poetry devices of which that poem serves as an example. However, we provide unique examples for each poetry term wherever possible.