Quick write: . How does this music make you feel? What is the mood of this music?. How can we compare poetry and music?. Chanson D’automne by Paul Verlaine. Write down your observations and impressions on how the poem made you feel.
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How does this music make you feel? What is the mood of this music?
And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side
Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride.
--Edgar Allan Poe, "Annabel Lee"
Slow things are beautiful:
The closing of the day,
The pause of the wave
That curves downward to spray.
--Elizabeth Coatsworth, "Swift Things are Beautiful"
Blank and think
“sweet smell of success”
Now it is your turn to be a poet…
Create your own poem using your top 10 most beautiful words.
The poem does not have to rhyme but should use some of the devices we have been working with.
The poem does not need to make sense, but instead should play with the sounds of words.
Make your writing look like a poem by using short lines, breaking for a new line when they want to add emphasis rather than when they come to the margin
Here is a poem of my own creation with my 10 most beautiful words…
A grace of golden gazelles
Gathered round the gazebo
Nibbling on lotus flowers and tangerines
Relishing refreshing root beer on rye
Laser light slashes
The gazelles gabbling gaiety
A kaleidoscope of flying fur and