Mini Poetry Unit. f ocusing on rhyme, haikus, tankas , and sonnets. Common Figurative L anguage U sed . Simile- a comparison using “like” or “as” Metaphor- comparison between two subjects that may not be logically literally comparable
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focusing on rhyme, haikus, tankas, and sonnets
Example: “He should not be here,
said the fish in the pot.
He should not be here
when your mother is not.”
The falling flower (5)
I saw drift back to the branch(7)
Was a butterfly (5)
The weirdly colored (5)
Silent, dark, oppressive sky (7)
Threatening to storm (5)
Softly groans, grumbles, then cracks (7)
And then gives its flashing grin. (7)
Hamlet: THAT this TOO too SOLid FLESH would MELT
thaw AND reSOLVEitSELFinTO a DEW.
ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,
I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought,
And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste:
Then can I drown an eye, unused to flow,
For precious friends hid in death's dateless night,
And weep afresh love's long since cancell'd woe,
And moan the expense of many a vanish'd sight:
Then can I grieve at grievances foregone,
And heavily from woe to woe tell o'er
The sad account of fore-bemoanèd moan,
Which I new pay as if not paid before.
But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
All losses are restored and sorrows end.
Now take the quiz in Skyward!