- They are emotional and evocative;
- They describe feelings from a first-person perspective;
- They tell a story of some sort;
- They have rhythm.
For the reason, songs can be lyric poetry, though they are not always lyric poetry. Your assignment is to find the lyrics of one of your favorite songs (make sure it's the PG version), and evaluate whether it is a lyric poem or not. In other words, does it meet the requirements (listed above) of a lyric poem?
Copy-and-paste your lyrics and your evaluation below.