World is suddener than we fancy it.
Here south of Buffalo, NY where I live, it has been a snow-free couple of weeks. And now the snow is back.
Today I am thinking about all of you who live in snow-free places, wishing I could send you some snow but not too much to play with. Do you have a wish for someone else? Is there something you have that you would like to share with others?
If yes, then you might enjoy writing about it.
What better way to begin the new year than with a wish for a friend? Today's poem does have a bit of rhyme and a bit of meter. What do you notice about the syllables in this poem? What do you notice about the rhyme? If you ever feel stuck getting started with your own writing, you might find a poem with a simple rhyme and syllable count - such as this one - and try writing with the same number of syllables per line or with the same rhyme scheme.
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At this time of year, we have the fun of peeking at some favorites lists. Many congratulations to one and all. Stop by and gobble up all of the wonderful offerings from poetry friends near and far. Happy to you and yours! Many wishes for a year full of poems and favorite new words!
Please share a comment below if you wish.Snow is a poem that focuses on the interaction between two brothers out for a walk through a field of snow. It contains vivid imagery within its long lines and confronts the reader with the older brother's dark imagination, despite a seemingly innocent opening scenario.
Challenge: Write a short poem titled, “Snow Dance.” Read your poem aloud to a friend or family Read your poem aloud to a friend or family member and perform your own snow dance.
Write an Acrostic Poem Write an acrostic poem with four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, or ten lines. Start each line with the letters from a word or phrase. Illustrated Acrostic Poems Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Poems about Snow at the world's largest poetry site.
Ranked poetry on Snow, by famous & modern poets.
Learn how to write a poem about Snow and share it! This is a listing of the stories by author with mention of the books that the stories were taken from or mention of the person who so graciously .
How to write a Tanka poem. The Tanka poem is very similar to haiku but Tanka poems have more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor and personification.