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Poetry Anthology

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                     POETRY ANTHOLOGY

-Create a poetry anthology in which you design a cover page
(include title, colored picture, date, your name), follow it
immediately with a table of contents, and place each of the
following types of poems inside:

-The poems need to be TYPED and self-written from those listed
below (in order), each on a separate sheet of paper with the kind of
poem & page number written at the top of the page, a title in
quotes, and a picture. Be sure to underline and label required
figurative language, poetic attribute, and/or Spivey structure
bolded below:
    Found Poem w/ metaphor____
    Wish Poem w/ hyperbole____
    Cinquain w/ simile
    Haiku w/ personification
    Ballad w/ dialogue AND rhyme
    Sonnet w/ rhyme
    Epic w/ onomatopoeia AND alliteration
    Free Verse w/ metaphor and simile

-Poems will be graded on:
        1. correct form
        2. content
        3. required figurative language, poetic attribute, and/or
           Spivey structure

-Good luck and have fun!
                      Poetry Terminology

1.   alliteration

2. anthology

3. hyperbole

4. imagery

5. lines

6. meaning

7. metaphor

8. mood

9. onomatopoeia

10. personification

11. prose

12. rhyme

13. rhythm

14. repetition

15. similes

16. stanza

17. rhyme scheme

18. verse
                                   Imagery
When a writer uses imagery in his writing, he paints a clear picture to the
reader. The reader is able to see, feel, hear, smell, and even taste what the
writer is trying to write about. Using clever words, similes, metaphors, and
personification help to convey imagery.


                              - A comparison using “like” or “as.”
                              i.e. “He attracts girls like honey draws flies.”
              The Outsiders




      Write 2 similes of your own:

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                           -A comparison without using “like” or “as.”
                   i.e. “They reminded her of guard dogs, jealously
                  surrounding their young.” Till Death Do Us Part
                                                                Write 2

metaphors of your own




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                            - A figure of speech in
               which a nonhuman(i.e.
                              animal, object, etc.)
is given a human quality.
                i.e. The wind whispered in my ear.

    “The Phone, A Messenger in Disguise”
I spend my days lying, grabbed, poked, slammed onto my
bracket.
Don’t even mention coughing, sneezing, and-ugh-drool.
My life is filled with lots of crying, talking,
laughing sometimes, and feel Like Dear Abby!
Ask me what happened to Ann at work today?
Who likes Jimmy Jones?
How hot is Suzy Q?
I can tell you all the secrets.
I could tell you what’s for sale.
I could tell you who to refinance your house or where
to get new MasterCard with only 9% interest.
What would you do with out me?


Ex. of Personification from haunted house story:
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                                       FOUND POEM
-Choose a story, novel, or article of interest. Open to any page and look for words and
phrases that: catch your eye, sound poetic, are highly descriptive or sensory words, and/or
are uses of figurative language.
-In the space below, list these words and phrases
1. _____________________________________________________________________

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4. ______________________________________________________________________

5.______________________________________________________________________

6. ______________________________________________________________________

7. ______________________________________________________________________

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9. ______________________________________________________________________

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                                      Wish Poem
       Have you ever wished that you could be someone other than yourself, doing
something other than what you usually do, for just one day? Here’s your chance to
express that wish in a poem. A wish poem is a slightly altered version of the cinquain in
which the poet expresses his/her wish to be someone else, somewhere else, doing
something else.




                                                                 “Nashtime”

Line 1- is the opening statement: I wish I were                    I wish I were

Line 2- tells who you would like to be                             Steve Nash

Line 3- tells where you would like to be                           In front of a crowd

Line 4- often begins with an “ing” word and                               Bulldozing
past my opponents
       tells what you would like to be doing                                (hyperbole)
Line 5- is an adverb that tells how you would do it               Proudly




                        Compose a wish poem with a hyperbole:




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                                       Cinquain

              Line 1 - 2 syllables/ word(s) or topic

              Line 2 - 4 syllables/ description

              Line 3 - 6 syllables/ showing action

              Line 4 - 8 syllables/ expressing feeling or observations

              Line 5 - 2 syllables/ renaming topic, synonym
                                  “Walk’n Proud”

                                      My shoes

                                  Stylish and sweet

                        Struttin’ through the courtyard

                              Feelin’ like I’m a superstar (simile)

                                         D.C.

                        Write a cinquain using a simile:

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                                          Haiku


                                    Behold the Haiku!


                              Each one goes five-seven-five,


                                 Short and sweet they are.


Love is a thoughtcrime.
The Thought Police make Winston
Forget whatshername.

Falling to the ground,
I watch a leaf settle down
In a bed of brown

Clouds float slowly by
Fluffy, lumpy, cotton balls
Silver, gray, and white.

Spam in my inbox.
Can I really help this guy
From Nigeria?

Bursting in bright hues
Splashing colors all about
Autumn leaves must fall

I bit a zombie
It was ironic, but the
Taste was terrible.



Now write 2 of your own Haikus:


1.                                                     2.




                                     HAIKU




                                  “Sweet Lullaby”

                                 In the gentle night

                           The moonlight and the crickets
                           Lull me back to sleep.


                             (personification)




Write a haiku using a personification:

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Cat’s in the Cradle by Harry Chapin

My child arrived just the other day,
He came to the world in the usual way.
But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay.
He learned to walk while I was away.
And he was talking 'fore I knew it, and as he grew,
He'd say, "I'm gonna be like you, dad.
You know I'm gonna be like you."

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
"When you coming home, dad?"
"I don't know when,
But we'll get together then.
You know we'll have a good time then."

My son turned ten just the other day.
He said, "Thanks for the ball, dad, come on let's play.
Can you teach me to throw?" I said, "Not today,
I got a lot to do." He said, "That's ok."
And he walked away, but his smile never dimmed,
Said, "I'm gonna be like him, yeah.
You know I'm gonna be like him."

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
"When you coming home, dad?"
"I don't know when,
But we'll get together then.
You know we'll have a good time then."

Well, he came from college just the other day,
So much like a man I just had to say,
"Son, I'm proud of you.
Can you sit for a while?"
He shook his head, and he said with a smile,
"What I'd really like, dad, is to borrow the car keys.
See you later. Can I have them please?"

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
"When you coming home, son?"
"I don't know when,
But we'll get together then, dad.
You know we'll have a good time then."

I've long since retired and my son's moved away.
I called him up just the other day.
I said, "I'd like to see you if you don't mind."
He said, "I'd love to, dad, if I could find the time.
You see, my new job's a hassle, and the kid's got the flu,
But it's sure nice talking to you, dad.
It's been sure nice talking to you."



And as I hung up the phone, it occurred to me,
He'd grown up just like me.
My boy was just like me.

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
"When you coming home, son?" "I don't know when,
But we'll get together then, dad.
You know we'll have a good time then.
Ballads were told to people long before they were written down. Long ago, news was
brought to small towns through the use ballads. A ballad is short narrative poem of love,
revenge, or crime that is often turned into songs. It is simple, dramatic

Characteristics:
    Simple poem verses/stanzas of 4 -6 lines

      Rhythm (Meter) of 4-3-4-3 or 4-4-4-4
          i.e. of 4-3-4-3
          Yankee Doodle went to town
          Riding on a pony
          Stuck a feather in his hat
          And called it macaroni

      Rhyming pattern: either abac or aabb or abcb
          Yankee Doodle went to town (a)
          Riding on a pony (b)
          Stuck a feather in his hat (c)
          And called it macaroni (b)

      Repetition:
          1. entire stanza like a song’s chorus
          2. lines w/ a certain word changed each time
          3. question and answer format->1 stanza asks a question and the next
              answers the question
      Dialogue

      Often written in 1st person
Rap, Country, & R & B are great examples of ballads. Construct a ballad with at least 4
stanzas, each with at least 4 lines. Don’t forget to use rhyme, rhythm, and repetition (a
chorus stanza). Nursery rhymes make good starters for a rap ballad
 i.e. Walkin’ in the woods one day,
      Littl’ Red Ridin’ Hood smilin’ my way…
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                                                              “Sonnet XVIII” (18)-William Shakespeare
                                                           Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
                                                           Thou art more lovely and more temperate
                                                           Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May
A sonnet is a lyric poem, a brief poem with one speaker    And summer’s lease hath all too short a date
who expresses intense thought and feeling, consisting of
14 lines. The word “sonnet” comes from the Italian word    Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
“sonetto,” meaning “little song.” Some sonnets were set    And often his gold complexion dimm’d
to music and sang. There are 2 basic kinds of              And every fair from fair sometime declines
sonnets:Italian/Petrarchan and Shakespearean/Elizabethan   By chance or nature’s changing course un trimm’d

The Shakespearean is the most common, consisting of:       But thy eternal summer shall not fade
    3 quatrains (4 line stanzas) with a rhyming pattern   Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest
      of abab, cdcd, efef                                  Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade
    concluding couplet (2 lines that rhyme and are a      When in eternal lines to time thou growest
      clear ending to the poem) gg
                                                           So long as men can breathe or eyes can see
    theme of love
                                                           So long lives this and this gives life to thee
    main point is usually made within the 1st 2 lines
    usually written as a sequel to a previous sonnet      (Summary: A female compares her young man’s
    meter or rhythm of iambic pentameter, a               radiance to the sun)
      foot(meter) consisting of an unaccented syllable
      first then an accented syllable
                      i.e.   To be or not to be


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Tracy Lawrence, Texas Tornado Lyrics




You called me up from Amarillo,
Said you were comin' to town,
I thought I'd like to tell you hello,
And drive an old friend around,
I pulled up to the airport,
Confident and cool,
But when you stepped off that plane,
I knew I was your fool,

(chorus)
My little Texas tornado,
Blowin' me away again,
I swore it wouldn't happen again,
But I looked at you and then,
I'm like a tumbleweed,
In a wild west Texas wind,
You're blowin' me away,
again,

You're lyin' with me in Atlanta,
Such a beautiful life,
You play me like a piano,
I'll always let you get by,
I know I'll go through hell girl,
When you find someone else,
But right now I'm in heaven,
And I can't help myself,

(chorus)
My little Texas tornado,
Blowin' me away again,
I swore it wouldn't happen again,
But I looked at you and then,
I'm like a tumbleweed,
In a wild west Texas wind,
You're blowin' me away,
again

I'm like a tumbleweed,
In a wild west Texas wind,
You're blowin' me away,
(fade)
                                        EPIC
          SERIOUS POEM
          LONG NARRATIVE OF A HERO WHOSE ACTIONS AFFECT A
           TRIBE, NATION, OR HUMAN RACE
          ELEVATED OR EXAGGERRATED
                           “Beowulf vs. Dragon”
He saw by the cave,                          The hero raised his shield
He who had many virtues,                     Against the dreadful stranger.
He who had survived many times               Then the coiled thing
The battle flashes                           Sought battle.
When troops rush together,                   The war king drew his sword,
A stream running                             An ancient heirloom
From the stone arch--                        With edges unblunt.
A stream of fire.                            Each of them intended
                                             Horror to the other.
The devilish dragon drastically denied his
Entry. His fuming flame firing about,        Stouthearted stood that war-prince
His violent R-0-A-R filling the sky          With his shield upraised,
                                             Waited in his war-gear.
But Beowulf himself was angry,               The dragon coiled together,
The lord of the Geats,                       Went forth burning,
He who stormed in battle.                    Gliding toward his fate.
He yelled into the cave.
                                             The lord raised his arm, sword in hand,
The hoard-keeper perceived                   And struck the wretched beast.
A man's voice and                            Upon the ground he lay, lay to die, die
Didn't plan to ask                           Alone
For friendship.
Flames shot out
From among the stones,
Hot battle-sweat.
The ground dinned.



       Compose an epic adhering to characteristics above. Have at least 30
       lines, separated by stanzas Underline and label for alliteration and
       onomatopoeia
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Free verse poetry is exactly that--- free of restrictions and rules. It is often easier to write
free verse in what is called the voice of apostrophe-a voice that addresses something that
cannot answer. You may remember when you were very young talking to your bicycle
when you fell off it- “You stupid bike! I wish I never had you!” Through the voice of
apostrophe you spoke to it as if it were alive. Below, notice how the poem below uses
this voice:
      “Take Care of Her, Moon”
Moon, have you ever noticed my beautiful wife?
Asleep in a chair there,
Her delicate hair gingerly falling downward like a soft waterfall
Her angelic face, so supple, so sweet

You cast your nightly glow
Through my window each night
Warming her gentle soul,
Keeping her safe inside for me

Tomorrow I will be away
So, Moon, when you come, as you always do,
Kiss her softly for me with your presence,
Your ever faithful presence

Compose a free verse poem containing at least 8 lines, use personification, simile, or a
metaphor, and also use a noun-part absolute phrase.
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Blotz Poem
This poem uses Alliteration. You may also use a dictionary or thesaurus for help.
Line 1: Name your creature(This is a ____)

Line 2: Tell where your creature lives (Start as many words with the first letter sound of your creature’s name.

Include at least four items)



Line 3: Tell what your creature eats (Same criteria as above)

Line 4: Tell what your creature likes (Same criteria as above)

Line 5: Tell something about your creature (Same criteria as above)

Line 6: Tell about something your creature did to you

                               (1)This is a teacherian

                               (2)Teacherians live in Turkish towers on
                                       top of telegraph transmitters in Tibet.
                               (3)Teacherians eat turtle toes, tangy tarts,
                                       tender toast, and tuna.
                               (4)Teacherians like playing tag, tripping tattle-tails,
                                       touching textbooks, and teaching pets.
                               (5)Teacherians throw temper tantrums, torment
                                       students, try on toupes, and twiddle their thumbs.
                               (6)This teacherian told me to tape my mouth

                            It tortured me and tore out my heart!
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Person Poem
1. Select a person.                              Billy

2. Describe how he/she looks.                    Billy is tall with red hair

3. Describe how he/she acts.                     He is friendly and kind

4. Ask the person a question.                    Billy, don’t you ever lose your temper?



Try two on your own:




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Why Poem

I do not understand                              I do not understand

 Why people fight,                                         Why____________________________________

 Why Jimmy runs faster than I,

Why____________________________________

 Why it rains during recess,                               Why____________________________________

But most of all, I do not understand,            But most of all, I do not understand


 Why the teacher got mad at me for talking,                Why____________________________________


 Because Terry was talking, too!                           Because_________________________________
What I understand most                                       What I understand most

  Is my mother

is/are_________________________________

  Because she is nice to me even when I’m bad.              because___________________________________
SHAPE UP !!
SHAPE POETRY is written about an object. It is printed to fill in the shape of the object. They
are more picture than poem. They are pictures in words. The key is to pick a simple shape, then
form words around and within the shape.




Choose a shape you like(tree, apple, basketball, cat, scissors…), outline the shape lightly with your pencil. The

words of your poem should fit the shape,as well as, tell about it! When you have written the poem, erase the

pencil lines, and the words will form the shape of your object(providing you haven’t left any blank spaces!)

Now, try one!
Couplet and Quatrain
Couplets are two lines of verse which rhyme.

i.e. I look in the mirror and what do I see?

        A little of you and a lot of me!



Now you try a couple of couplets. Add a second line that rhymes.



                 3.      I’m a bee
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                 2.      The night is cold

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                 3.    Look what I found
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                 4.      ______________________
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A four lines are called a quatrain.

i.e.             I look in the mirror and what do I see? (a)

                 A little of you and a lot of me! (a)

                 You’re my reason for smiling (b)

                 My life, my love… my daughter (c)

Write a quatrain and label the rhyme scheme:

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Acrostic Poem
An acrostic poem is a piece of poetry or prose in which sets of letters taken in order form a word or phrase. It
is a short verse in which each letter of the title is used as the starting letter for each particular line. This
poem needs not rhyme.

ie.
Swimming                     Piano                                  Skateboard
Splashing                    Practice, Practice, Practice!         Skinned up
Water                        It’s all my mother says!              Knees
In                           As if more practice will help the     And
My                           Notes make sence                      Two sore
Mouth                        Or turn the noise into music.         Elbows are the
Is                                                                 Badges
No...                                                              Of
Gulp...fun!                                                        A
                                                                   Real
                                                                   Daredevil !
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                                                                 Diamante

The most common form of the diamante is the seven-line version. The poem is written about two contrasting or opposite subjects and makes a

comparison between them by moving from one to the other.




Line 1- 1 noun that names the 1st                                  Egg

       subject of the diamante




Line 2- 2 adjectives that describe                            Tiny, blue

       the 1st subject




Line 3- 3 “ing” words related                                   Rocking, cracking, exploding

       to the 1st subject




Line 4- 4 nouns(1st 2 for 1st subject,                Nest, shell, beak, foot




         last 2 for 2nd subject)




Line 5 - 3 “ing” words related                                   Squawking, gazing, shivering

         to the 2nd subject




Line 6 - 2 adjectives that describe                        Wide-eyed, feathery

         the 2nd subject
Line 7 - 1 noun that names the 2nd                                                      Bird

             subject of the diamante




Try two on your own:




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But despite these differences,



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The sonnet is one of the poetic forms that can be found in lyric poetry from Europe. The term "sonnet" derives
from the Occitan word sonet and the Italian word sonetto, both meaning "little song". By the thirteenth century, it
had come to signify a poem of fourteen lines that follow a strict rhyme scheme and specific structure. The
conventions associated with the sonnet have evolved over its history. The writers of sonnets are sometimes referred
to as "sonneteers," although the term can be used derisively. One of the best-known sonnet writers is William
Shakespeare, who wrote 154 of them (not including those that appear in his plays). A Shakespearean, or English,
sonnet consists of 14 lines, each line containing ten syllables and written in iambic pentameter, in which a pattern
of an unemphasized syllable followed by an emphasized syllable is repeated five times. The rhyme scheme in a
Shakespearean sonnet is ababcdcdefef gg; the last two lines are a rhyming couplet. Traditionally, English poets
employ iambic pentameter when writing sonnets. In the Romance languages, the hendecasyllable and Alexandrine
are the most widely used metres.


Haiku (俳句 haikai verse )      ?
                                   listen (help·info), plural haiku, is a form of Japanese poetry, consisting of 17 moras
(or on), in three metrical phrases of 5, 7, and 5 moras respectively.[1] Haiku typically contain a kigo, or seasonal
reference, and a kireji or verbal caesura. In Japanese, haiku are traditionally printed in a single vertical line, while
haiku in English usually appear in three lines, to parallel the three metrical phrases of Japanese haiku.[2] Previously
called hokku, haiku was given its current name by the Japanese writer Masaoka Shiki at the end of the 19th
century.


Limerick (pronounced /ˈlɪmrɪk/; Irish: Luimneach [ˈlimʲɨnʲəx])[2] is the third largest city in the Republic of
Ireland,[† 1] and the principal city in County Limerick. Limerick is the second-largest city in the province of
Munster, an area which constitutes the midwest and southwest of Ireland.Limerick is situated (and was initially
founded on) several curves and islands of the River Shannon, which spreads into an estuary shortly after Limerick.
Road infrastructure features three main crossing points near the city centre (an additional river tunnel to the west of
the three bridges is expected to open in 2010), and in 2006 the Limerick urban area had a population of 91,000.[† 1]
Limerick is one of the constituent cities of the Cork-Limerick-Galway corridor, which has a population of 1
million.
Limericks
Limericks are fun poems that combine a couplet with a triplet. Lines 1, 2 & 5 rhyme with each other. Lines
three and four rhyme.

                     What is a limerick, Mother?
                   It's a form of verse, said brother
                     In which lines one and two
                   Rhyme with five when it's through
                 And three and four rhyme with each other.

                         author unknown

Free Verse
Lacks rhyme and has less predictable rhythm.

Haiku
Haiku is a poetry style which originated in Japan. It contains seventeen syllables consisting of three lines. Haiku
often deals with nature.

       Line 1: Five syllables
       Line 2: Seven syllables
       Line 3: Five syllables

                                                Butterflies go by
                                            Always following currents
                                               I wish I could, too

Cinquain
Syllabic verse form. Gradually increasing number of syllables in each line until the last line, which returns to
two syllables.

       First Line: 2 syllables One word, giving title
       Second Line: 4 syllables Two words, describing title
       Third Line: 6 syllables Three words, expressing action
       Fourth Line: 8 syllables Four words, expressing a feeling
       Fifth Line: 2 syllables Another word for the title.

                                              Butterflies (names object)
                                delicate, agile (two adjectives or describing words)
                          fluttering, flying, lighting (three -ing verbs, or action words)
                                   make me feel wistful (describe how you feel)
                                            Lepidoptera (rename object)
Ballads
Ballads are narrative poetry [tells a story] set to music.

“Last Love” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
 The first flower of the spring is not so fair
 Or bright, as one the ripe midsummer brings.
 The first faint note the forest warbler sings
 Is not as rich with feeling, or so rare
 As when, full master of his art, the air
 Drowns in the liquid sea of song he flings
 Like silver spray from beak, and breast, and wings.
 The artist's earliest effort wrought with care,
 The bard's first ballad, written in his tears,
 Set by his later toil seems poor and tame.
 And into nothing dwindles at the test.
 So with the passions of maturer years
 Let those who will demand the first fond flame,
 Give me the heart's last love, for that is best.

Acrostic
In Acrostic poems, the first letters of each line are aligned vertically to form a word. The word often is the
subject of the poem.

Balancing on the wind
Utterly graceful and free
Totally aware of the currents
Tightrope walking a delicate stem
Every flower a beacon
Reaching deep to the sweetness
Flying on to the next one
Leaving no sign of its visit
Yellow pollen now carried along


Diamond Poem
When centered this poem will take the form of a diamond:

                                                Butterfly (one word)
                                            soaring, gliding (two words)
                                      passionate, focused, lilting (three words)
                                            bright, colorful (two words)
                                                butterfly (one word)



Inside Outside Poetry:
Inside - Outside Poetry first describes someone as the person he or she thinks other people might see, focusing
on those things which they don't especially like. The second stanza then describes the person as the perfect boy
or girl of their dreams.

                                       My inside self and my outside self
                                            are different as can be.

                                    My outside self wears fat, baggy clothes.
                                           Two feet like bear paws,
                                                Elephant ears,
                                              With lots of fears.

                                     My inside self is different you can see.
                                           A rad, awesome dare devil
                                           doing stunts inside of me.
                                     Filled with care, and a gentle person.
                                             A lovely, lovely doctor,
                                                     YEAH!!!
                                               That's what I'll be.
                                                   By: Andrew

Autobiography Poem:
Line 1: Your first name
Line 2: Four descriptive traits
Line 3: Sibling of...
Line 4: Lover of (people, ideas)
Line 5: Who feels...
Line 6: Who needs...
Line 7: Who gives...
Line 8: Who fears...
Line 9: Who would like to see...
Line 10: Resident of (your city)
Line11: Your last name (If published on the internet choose another name to describe yourself)



                                                      Jarret
                                           Kind, friendly, happy, mad
                                                A very funny dad
                                     Lover of riding bikes, games and dogs,
                                    Who feels pessimistic, lonely, and excited
                                    Who fears guns, knives and a scary kid
                                         Who would like to see Europe,
                                        the highest mountain and China
                                                     Meanie

Imagery Poetry:
The point of this is to encourage imagery and careful word choices. The images are an instrument that the poet
uses to express his or her intentions or feelings. Understanding the use of images means understanding the
essential meaning of the poem. Think of images as useful "tools" that the poet uses in order to reveal or explain
the meaning that is in the poem.

                                             When I am in my yard
                                               I am like a Cheetah.
                                          Running and pouncing on my
                                                       Prey.
                                                 When I am tired
                                            I lay in the yellow sun...
                                                     And rest!
                                                    By: Shaina

Moment Poetry:

Pick an emotion and a moment and write about it.

                                                  My Saddest Moment
                                                   I see her everyday.
                                     I always ask her if she is feeling better.
                                          It's always the same answer...no.
                                               In the middle of the night
                                                      I hear crying.
                                    It's my dad sitting by the window crying,
                                                the phone's on the floor.
                                              I ask dad why he is crying.
                                           He tells me that grandma died.
                                         I run up the stairs and jump onto
                                               my bed and began to cry.
                                        My grandma will have a better life
                                                        in heaven
                                                    without any pain.
                                                      But, I miss her
                                                      so very much.
                                                     By: Kerri
                Name__________________________Poetry Anthology Date:
Cover page_____(name, title, picture, & date) Table of Contents________(kind/title, page)
Kind of      Form                    Content     Fig. Lang
Poem
Found        Kind written _____ Word usage (metaphor)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
Wish         Kind written _____ Word usage (hyperbole)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
Cinquain     Kind written _____ Word usage (simile)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
Haiku        Kind written _____ Word usage (personification)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
Ballad       Kind written _____ Word usage (dialogue)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
                                                 (rhyme scheme)
                                                             _____
Tanka        Kind written _____ Word usage (met, sim. or
             Title in quotes_____ &              pers.)
             Characteristics_____ quality_____ Correct Use_____
             Picture_____                        Underlining_____
                                                 Labeling _____
Sonnet       Kind written _____ Word usage (Rhyme
             Title in quotes_____ &              scheme)____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____
             Picture_____
Epic         Kind written _____ Word usage       (Onom.)
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____   Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
                                                 (alliteration)
                                                 Correct Use_____
                                                 Underlining_____
                                                 Labeling _____

Free Verse   Kind written _____ Word usage       (noun-part abs. )
             Title in quotes_____ &              Correct Use_____
             Characteristics_____ quality_____   Underlining_____
             Picture_____                        Labeling _____
                                                 (met, sim, pers.)
                                                 Correct Use_____
                                                 Underlining_____
                                                 Labeling _____

Total Score___________

								
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