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Term 2 2008 Shinead\'s Poetry Anthology

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  • 1.
    • Shineads Poetry
  • Anthology


  • Poetry is a river, poem after poem moves along in the exciting crests and falls of the the river waves.None is timeless; each arrives in an historical context, almost everything, in the end, passes.

What is Poetry?

  • Mary Oliver
  • (A Poetry Handbook)

3. What is Poetry? My Definition!

  • Poetry is .
  • poetry is a way of expressing your feelings or some people just like to write them to be creative.
  • Me

4. AcrosticThe wordacrosticis formed from the Greek wordacros(outermost) andstichos(line of poetry). The acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line forms a word when you read them looking downward. P anthers growl, O rioles sing,E agles soar,M onkeys swing.S ee? 5. My Acrostic #1

  • Amazing things
  • Creative thinkers
  • Respectful children
  • Openhearted hearts
  • Special children
  • Truthful people
  • Intelligent thinking adults
  • Children there the best

ACROSTIC 6. My Acrostic #2

  • Different colours
  • Remarkable drawings
  • Alright people
  • workers doing a great job

7. Haiku

  • The 300-year old Haiku Poem has its own distinct discipline:-Each complete poem has only three lines, totalling 17 syllables. - the first line must be five syllables - the second line must be seven syllables - the third line must be five syllables When these rigid conditions are met, the result can be a very satisfying word picture.
  • Birds take wing on high,gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests.

8. My Haiku #1

  • 5= my big fat kitty
  • 7= lays on the sofa everyday
  • 5= in the bright sun ray

9. My Haiku #2

  • 5= beautiful flowers
  • 7= in the big wide rose gardens
  • 5= they are so special

10. Collected Haiku #1

  • 5= snow having melted
  • 7= the whole village is brimful
  • 5= of happy children

11. Collected Haiku #2

  • 5= the lonely rain drop
  • 7= hurtling silently downwards
  • 5= slices humid air

12. CinquainCinquain poems come in three formats: Cinquain Pattern #1 Line1: One word Line2: Two words Line 3: Three words Line 4: Four words Line 5: One word Cinquain Pattern #2 Line1: A noun Line2: Two adjectives Line 3: Three -ing words Line 4: A phrase Line 5: Another word for the noun 13. CinquainCinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables 14. My Cinquain #1

  • Ice-cream
  • Melting,creamy
  • Eat it up
  • Give me some ice-cream
  • Sweet

15. My Cinquain #2

  • Rainclouds
  • Gather round
  • They change colour
  • Dripping, Dropping, Dripping puddles

16. DiamanteA diamante is a seven line poem, shaped like a diamond. Line 1: one word (subject/noun that is contrasting to line 7)Line 2: two words (adjectives) that describe line 1Line 3: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 1Line 4: four words (nouns) first 2 words relate to line 1 last 2 words relate to line 7Line 5: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 7Line 6: two words (adjectives) that describe line 7Line 7: one word ( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1) 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle 18. My Diamante #1 flowerRound, bumpyFigure, beautiful, colourfull Tops, pillows, very pretty flowers 19. My Diamante #2 lolliesyummy,sweetmakes you want more taste greatlollies 20. Free Verse

  • Does not have to rhyme
  • Does not have to have a specific rhythm
  • Has no specific length
  • Makes use of figurative speech

21. Free Verse Tools

  • Metaphor suggests a similarity between two thingsThe road snakes around the mountain .
  • Simile highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.
  • The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds.
  • Personification giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human
  • The outboard motor cleared its throat.
  • Alliteration repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees.
  • Imagery using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image
  • The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang streaked like a bullet along the highway.
  • Onomatopoeia using words that sound like what they mean
  • He slurped his soup .
  • Hyperbole using exaggeration to make a point
  • Make me a sundae a mile high .

22. My Free Verse #1

  • a:Mr Lloyd becomes so fine
  • a:When he holds the money sign
  • b:We all end in laughter
  • b:when he trys the farter
  • a:Hes not sour as a lime

23. My Free Verse #2

  • a:There once was a girl named pat
  • a:she liked to draw shapes that were flat
  • b:she liked many things
  • b:her last name was pings
  • a:so she went and patted her cat

24. Collected Free Verse #1

  • I once bought a huge bag of ricethen thought that it tasted so nice
  • I bought thirty more
  • now my biggest chore
  • is setting the traps for the mice

25. Collected Free Verse #2

  • Most pizzas have cheese and I've found
  • that olives and chilies abound
  • the flavor just rocks
  • but what of the box?
  • Why square when the pizza is round?

26. Repeat Poster Poem

  • Select Subject
  • Statements beginning with same word
  • Design a shape
  • Cut out multiple shapes
  • One statement on each shape
  • Attach to poster in all directions

27. Friendship is being there Friendship is of the heart Friendship is a feast Friendship is trying to understand a mole Luke, Grade 6 Salamandastron, Brian Jacque 28. dogs!!! Dogs are cool animals Dogs love companyDogs love humans 29. Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name. 30. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern

  • Robin
  • Lives in Sherwood Forest where he
  • Hears about the archery contest,
  • Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy,
  • Fears nothing,
  • Gives money to the poor,
  • Dreams about Maid Marian,
  • Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and
  • Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest
  • Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8

31. flossy!!!!!!

  • flossy
  • lives in a cottage where she
  • hears random things
  • she likes lots of lollies
  • shares her feelings
  • wonders who is behind her
  • dreams of herself with a husband
  • believes she can do things if she trys
  • loves her family and friends
  • is an only child and her last name is la-la

32. Riddle Poem

  • Line 1:clue about subject
  • Line 2:adjective and noun
  • Line 3:two actions connected to subject
  • Line 4:phrase or statement
  • Line 5:answer

33. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep -Michael, Grade 8 34. My Riddle Poem #1

  • lazy
  • run around
  • cute,fluffy,animals
  • fluffy like a sheeps wool
  • kittens!!!

35. Rapping

  • Keep the beat
  • Repetition
  • Rhyming

36. Rapunzels Rap Rapunzel was a girl with hair of gold Trapped in a tower in days of old She wasnt allowed outside to play And her golden hair grew longer each day Grew longer and longer and longer each day. The witch who locked her up was mean With a pointed nose and a face of green Mean mean meaner than the queen of mean. - Sonja Dunn 37. My Rap Poem #1 there once was a girl named pat, she thought that she saw a rat. she climbed up a hill she found a till and then she said bye bye and sat on the rat!!! By Shinead 3