An epigram poem is short, satirical, and closed with a stinging point or humorous retort. Epigrams are most commonly used as expressions of social discord or political parody. An epigram is typically written in couplet form (pair of rhyming lines that use the same meter).

The link below contains an example of an epigram poem:

Teams of One by Carrie Page


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