Alright, it’s rhyme time in this complete the poem quiz. While there may not be any “Roses are Red, Violets are Blue,” this quiz will surely be a snap since you’re probably a poet yourself and don’t even know it.
See if you can finish the lines from works by famous writers.
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Complete this line from The Lonely Street by William Carlos Williams. “School is over. It is too hot to walk at ease.”
“At ease in light frocks they walk the streets to while the time away.” Read full poem.
Complete the first line from Lady Lazarus by Sylvia Plath. “I have done it again. One year in every ten/ I manage it — A sort of walking miracle, my skin,”
“Bright as a Nazi lampshade, My right foot/ A paperweight, My face a featureless, fine/ Jew linen.” Read full poem.
Complete the line from Fallen Star by Tupac Shakur. “They could never understand/ what u set out 2 do/ instead they chose 2 ridicule u…”
“…when u got weak/ they loved the sight/ of your dimming/ and flickering starlight…” Read full poem.
Complete the line from Song of Myself by Walt Whitman. “I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume…”
“…For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.” Read full poem.
Complete this line from Success Is Counted Sweetest by Emily Dickinson. “Success is counted sweetest/ by those who ne’er succeed…”
“…To comprehend a nectar/ requires sorest need.” Read the entire poem here.
Compete this line from the poem The Naming of Cats by T.S. Eliot. “All of them sensible everyday names. There are fancier names if you think they sound sweeter…”
“…Some for the gentlemen, some for the dames…” Read full poem.
Complete this line from Harlem by Langston Hughes. “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”
“Or fester like a sore — And then run?” Read full poem.
Complete this line from I Carry Your Heart With Me by E.E. Cummings. “(for beautiful you are my world, my true) and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meant…”
“…and whatever a sun will always sing is you.” Read full poem.
Complete the line from The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both…”
” … And be one traveler, long I stood …” Read full poem.
Complete the line from The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W.B. Yeats. “I will arise and go now, for always night and day I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;”
“While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey, I hear it in the deep heart’s core.” Read full poem.
Complete this line from Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. “Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides,”
“Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise.” Read full poem.
Complete this line from Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare. “Shall I compare thee to a summers day?/Thou art more lovely and more temperate/”
“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May.” Read full poem.
I think it’s a great way to learn today’s poetry