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Poetry Fun. C.d. Finley 3/31/14 Period 8. Limericks by Edward Lear from a Book ofNonsense. There was an Old Man of Kilkenny, Who never had more than a penny; He spent all that money, In onions and honey, That Old Man of Kilkenny http :// www.famousliteraryworks.com/limericks.htm.

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poetry fun

Poetry Fun

C.d. Finley

3/31/14

Period 8

limericks by edward lear from a book ofnonsense
Limericks by Edward Lear from a Book ofNonsense

There was an Old Man of Kilkenny,

Who never had more than a penny;

He spent all that money,

In onions and honey,

That Old Man of Kilkenny

http://www.famousliteraryworks.com/limericks.htm

alone by ryter roethicle ballad
Alone by RyterRoethicle (Ballad)

Alone

Have you ever really felt alone,

In a room crowded, with people

With the buzz of conversation,

Ignoring, wanting to decouple? http://thepoetsgarret.com/2009Challenge/form1.html

Have you ever really felt alone,

With someone lying next to you,

And you don't really feel her there,

When you belong to someone new.

Have you ever had to carry on,

That nothing seems to be amiss

And yet your mind is miles away

To where your heart still exists.

RyterRoethicle

ode to myself ode
Ode to Myself (ode)

Ode to Myself

Just as Walt Whitman would say,

if he were with me today.....

For I have true love inside

Any egotisms have surely died.

The beautiful song that strives to be heard

this song is clearer than any songbird.

There is no reason to feel pity

for my God and his love is always with me.

And I will try to learn as much as I should,

knowing that there are no problems,

just opportunities to be good

http://www.thepoetsgarret.com/form.html#ode

the dero by terry clitheroe free verse
The Dero by Terry Clitheroe (free verse)

The Dero

Every morning as we rode out training

We would see this dero arrive

Shuffling along, unaware of life around

Clutching his life in a brown paper bag

He would settle into his corner of the bus shelter

His special seat http://thepoetsgarret.com/2014Challenge/form07.html

Rain or shine he'd be there

As we'd ride past.

As we rode past.

He awoke from his alcohol induced slumber

For a minute, once again he was a hero

As he leapt into the air and caught the football

"What a mark" you could hear him say

As he punched the air with his fist

Holding his imaginary ball to the crowd

Then he settled down once more

Into his corner of the bus shelter

His special seat

And we rode on.

Terry Clitheroe

edgar allen poe poem about his cousin
Edgar Allen Poe poem about his cousin

Elizabeth it is in vain you say

"Love not" - thou sayest it in so sweet a way:

In vain those words from thee or L.E.L.

Zantippe's talents had enforced so well:

Ah! if that language from thy heart arise,

Breath it less gently forth - and veil thine eyes.

Endymion, recollect, when Luna tried

To cure his love - was cured of all beside -

His follie - pride - and passion - for he died.

http://thepoetsgarret.com/list.html

freeverse stood a house
Freeverse: Stood a house

In the woods stood a house,

Dog looked through the window,

saw a Cats Prancing past

and he knocked upon the door

"Dog, Dog let me in,"

"I would like to have a drink"

"Cats, Cats come inside,"

"and let's have a cup of Dr. Pepper

http://www.aipoem.com

haiku poem
Haiku Poem

Indifference sets.

Fear moves white nuns and rain plays.

Shadows hunt summer.

http://peterhoward.org/haikugen/framset1.htm

haiku poem 2
Haiku Poem #2

Hands hunt a paper.

Nuns diminish yet sheep turn.

The lemons flutter.

http://peterhoward.org/haikugen/framset1.htm

tanka 1
Tanka #1

The landscapes leave earth.

Fluttering midnight flutters.

A shadow turns mouths.

The yellow tall angels break.

The played ships talk or snow wakes

http://peterhoward.org/haikugen/framset1.htm

tanka 2
Tanka #2

Rain twists eagerness.

Flustered children hunt the boats.

Blue heat finds stanzas.

Feared priests wake or good men turn.

A tough city carouses.

http://peterhoward.org/haikugen/framset1.htm

limerick 1
Limerick #1

There once was a man named Stan.

Who ate a frying pan.

But the pan got mad,

To be treated so bad.

They were both smacked by a fan

http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/_vti_bin/shtml.dll/limerick.htm

limerick 2
Limerick #2

There once was a man named Joe.

Who ate pizza so slow.

But the pizza hated,

To be eaten by the man.

They were going to step on his toe

http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/_vti_bin/shtml.dll/limerick.htm

acrostic poem 1
Acrostic Poem #1

C is for Courageous, a brave heart

H is for Hip, ahead of the times

A is for Abilities, for you are blessed with many

R is for Reassuring, a comforting presence

L is for Laudable, your accomplishments are most commendable

E is for Enchanting, a charming presence

S is for Scintillating, you shine brilliantly

http://www.acrosticpoem.org/

acrostic poem 2
Acrostic Poem #2

D is for Dutiful, a strong sense of responsibility

E is for Eloquent, effortlessly articulate

N is for Noble, an honorable heart

T is for Tantalizing, thrilling the senses

O is for Optimistic, unbeaten by adversity

N is for Nurturing, you bring out the good in people

http://www.acrosticpoem.org/

acrostic poem 3
Acrostic poem #3

F is for Funny, a true comedian

I is for Imaginative, a creative mind

N is for Nutty, full of wackiness

L is for Leader, where you go others will follow

E is for Exceptional, simply the best

Y is for Yes, always believing in yourself

http://www.acrosticpoem.org