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                                  Diamond Diamante

A diamante is a special poem that gets its name from the fact that it is shaped like a
diamond. The diamante poem has a special format:

                           Line 1: Noun or pronoun (topic of poem)
                        Line 2: Two adjectives (describe the topic)
                   Line 3: Three verbs (actions that relate to the topic)
                                   Line 4: Four word phrase
                                   Line 5: Three more verbs
                                 Line 6: Two more adjectives
                   Line 7 Noun or pronoun (another word for the topic).

Try writing a diamante poem below.
                                      ___________

                                     noun or pronoun

                           ___________           ___________

                              adjective            adjective

              ___________          ___________          ___________

                   verb                   verb               verb

    _______________________________________________________

                                     four word phrase

               ___________           ___________         ___________

                   verb                   verb               verb

                           ___________           ___________

                              adjective            adjective

                                      ___________

                                     noun or pronoun

				
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