Day #4 Wiring 201 Poetry class Today, we were to write a poem about the imperfect nature of someone or something.
Here is my installment to this assignment.
What it is she
Will make you want to
gag and choke
It’s not in her
nature to pout or complain
She’ll just pick
herself back up and try once again
But, maybe it’s best we
end it on this note
Today’s form: limerick
The limerick at a glance: Limericks are traditionally composed of five lines of verse. The traditional rhyming scheme of a limerick is a a b b a — the first two lines rhyme, then the next two, and the final verse rhymes with the first couplet.
Today’s device: enjambment
Today’s poetic device is all about the arrangement of words on the page, and how that arrangement affects the pace of our reading: enjambment. It may sound like a mouthful. But what it describes is a really simple phenomenon: when a grammatical sentence stretches from one line of verse to the next
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