5 lines/aabba/8,8,6,6,8, syllables - nothing serious folks! Old story telling form/ often with a refrain/ vary in length/ often sung or recited/usually use rhyme and metre Originally Japanese/3 lines: 5, 7, 5 syllables/Haiku usually about nature - serious/Senryu about people - can be funny 14 lines - iambic pentameters/Shakespeares rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef gg - but others were different -Clerihew - invented by Edmund Clerihew Bently - always about a person/4 lines: aabb rhyme/last word of first line must be the person's name....Epigram -2 or 4 lines/often witty with  simple wisdom  
Poem whose words are laid out to form a picture of its subject From Middle East - created by Omar Khayyam/4 lines per stanza/iambic/first, second and fourth lines rhyme  
Diamante - 7 lines in the shape of a diamond//Cinquain - 5 lines, often also in diamond shape Both 9 line poems/Nonet has 9 syllables in line 1, each subsequent line decreasing by 1 syllable//Rictameter has a syllable pattern of 2,4,6,8,10,8,6,4,2  
The Sijo is from Korea - 3 lines, 14 to 16 syllables each, often end with a twist// Pantun is from Malaya, usually 4 lines, abab rhyme, last 2 lines often create a separate image frome the first two lines Formal poem, often sombre, frequently lamenting the dead or snivelling over lost love! Serious stuff.