Day One: Haiku
A haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. The first and last line are five syllables and the middle line contains seven. Haiku's rarely rhyme. It uses sensory language to portray an image or feeling. They are usually inspired by nature or beauty.
Love is broken now5
Down the depths of eternal7
Light is fading now5
The skydiving tears5
Bright like the sun cold as snow7
Day two: Limerick
Short, funny, nonsensical poems. Consists of five lines. The first line usually starts with "There was a..." and ends with a person or place. The last line is farfetched and strange. Should use the rhyme scheme aabba: lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme and lines 3 and 4 rhyme. Lines 1, 2, and 5 should also have seven to ten syllables and lines 3 and four should have five to seven syllables.