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Formula Line 1: Line 2: Line 3: Line 4: Line 5: Line 6: Tell what color the abstraction is Tell what the abstraction sounds like Tell what the abstraction tastes like Tell what the abstraction smells like Tell what the abstraction looks like Tell what the abstraction makes you feel
Example: Problems are black. They sound like children crying. They taste of castor oil. And smell like spinach. They look like monsters. They make you feel unwanted.
Formula Line 1: one word, subject of poem Line 2: two words, adjectives describing subject Line 3: three words, participles (-ing verbs) Line 4: four words related to subject (For lines 5 -7, describe opposite/antonym of subject) Line 5: three words, participles (-ing verbs) Line 6: two words, adjectives describing opposite of subject Line 7: one word, opposite/antonym of subject in Line 1
Example Love Happy, secure Dreaming, talking, loving Husband, wife, children, home Quarreling, loathing, degrading Angry, mad Hate
Formula Line 1: Line 2: Line 3: Line 4: Line 5: one word, subject of poem two words, description of subject (adjectives) three words, participles (-ing verbs), actions four words, simile describing feelings about subject one word, synonym for subject
CINQUAIN POEM Example Feather Purple, unpredictable Wiggling, wobbling, plummeting Wild as an angry bumblebee Plume
Color (title) Color is describe looks, and feels like describe feel. Color is the taste of describe taste. Describe smell and describe smell color. Describe how color makes you feel makes me feel color. Color is the sound of describe sound and describe sound. Color is place that reminds you of color, and place that reminds you of color. Experience that makes you feel this color is also color. Color is anything you want for this line.
Example Turquoise is magic, manatees, and silly putty. Turquoise is the taste of sherbert. Juicy pears and the desert smell turquoise. A cleared mind makes me feel turquoise. Turquoise sounds of splashing paint and tubas. Turquoise is Yashiro, a calm pool of water, and a coral reef. Painting is turquoise. Making new friends is turquoise. Turquoise is having siblings.
Formula: Each line of an anagram begins with a letter of the subject and should describe the subject. Example: Apple picking Umbrella bent by the wind Toasting marshmallows over an open fire Unequaled beauty Many colored leaves North winds chill me to the bone
Formula Line 1: one word, topic Line 2: two words, colors Line 3: three words, adjectives Line 4: four words, participles (-ing verbs) Line 5: five words, a sentence about your feelings experiences or
Example: Fall yellow, orange shiny, wet, windy raining, changing, playing, falling The days grow too short.
Formula: A haiku has three lines. Typically, the topic is nature. Line 1 should have five syllables, line 2 should have seven syllables, and line 3 should have seven syllables. (5 -7 -5)
Example: Most cannot see it. It’s intertwined and complex. A beauty in dew.
Line 1____________ Line 2____________ Line 3____________ Line 4____________ Line 5____________ Line 6____________ Line 7____________ Line 8____________ Lines 2 & 4 should have end rhyme. Lines 6 & 8 should have end rhyme.
Example: Weird-Bird by Shel Silverstein Birds are flyin’ south for winter. Here’s the wierd-Bird headin’ north. Wings a-flappin’, beak a-chatterin’, Cold head bobbin’ back ‘n’ forth. He says, “It’s not that I like ice Or freezin’ winds and snowy ground. It’s just sometimes it’s kind of nice To be the only bird in town.
Formula: A limerick is a 5 -line poem meant to be humorous. The rhyme pattern is a a b b a with lines 1, 2, and 5 containing 3 beats and rhyming, and lines 3 and 4 having two beats and rhyming.
Example: A flea and a fly in a flue Were caught, so what could they do? Said the fly, “Let us flee. ” “Let us fly, ” said the flea. So they flew through a flaw in the flue.
Quick Practice: There once was a pauper named Meg Who accidentally broke her______. She slipped on the _____. Not once, but thrice Take no pity on her, I _______. (Can you guess which words go in the blanks? )
Painted writing is a way of placing words on paper to give a visual effect to match the feeling of the writing. The shape expresses what the writing is about. Use strong, colorful language to describe the topic of the poem. Remember to think about your five senses.