FC: Our Poems
1: These poems were created by Caurus Middle School students February of 2010
2: Quatrain Poem A quatrain poem is a four line poetry stanza. That can be all types of rhyme schemes such as ABAB ABCD AABB
3: The nature begins to grow As the sun comes out to play and the sun melts the snow And then it becomes a summer day
4: Dactyl Poetry Definition: a metrical foot of three syllables, one long (or stressed), followed by two short (or unstressed), as in ‘happily’. The dactyl is the reverse of the Anapest. An example of the dactyl from “The Charge of the light Brigade” by Alfred Lord Tennyson is: Half a league, half a league, on ward.
5: Stupid I hate school, I hate school, stupid Language arts, history, stupid Mean teachers, awful kids, stupid Books are dumb, work is dumb, stupid Lunch is short, day is long, stupid By: Leticia
6: An ABC poem has a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines are made up of words and phrases. The first word of line 1 begins with an A, the first word of line 2 begins with a B etc.
7: A Football is like an egg. Big and round with the white laces. Catching it in my hands. Don't wanna drop it. Embarrassing if I do. By Josh
8: A tanka is a Japanese poem containing five lines. The first and third lines must be five syllables, and the rest of the lines must be seven syllables.
9: A Garden By Hannah Nichols Rainbow flowers grow Their gorgeous scent fills the air With emerald stems They climb to the sapphire sky Never worrying at all
10: Definition of Haiku Poetry Type Haiku Poetry Type is a Japanese poem composed of three lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Haiku poetry originated in the sixteenth century and reflects on some aspect of nature and creates images.
11: My poem: Forest Fire Everything must burn Turned to ash blown to the wind So new life may grow By: Mitchell
12: Oh Canada Oh Canada how could it be We watched in awe on TV How could it be We lost in our own sport ice hockey The journeys not over Soon the world shall see the gold medal In our sight for ice hockey. Derrick Hicks We will we will rock you – queens Oh Canada – Canadian anthem
13: Lyric- A Poem with song like qualities
14: Limerick A kind of humorous verse of five lines, in witch the first, second, and the fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines, witch are shorter, form a rhymed couplet.
15: A poem by Jeffrey Hicks Micheal Jackson sang Bad! Weird Al’ Yankovic sang fat! Just beat it! Just eat it! Micheal Jackson is BAD!!!!
16: An Allegory is a narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one - a story with two meanings, a literal meaning and a symbolic meaning.
17: I hear the breeze across the plain A voice so strong it calls my name Its free like the river - its hot like the sun This is where I belong! Under the shining skies- where eagles have flown. This place is paradise. It’s the place I call home. The blue moon on the mountains. The voice thou the trees. The waves in the river. Let nothing come between this and me Cause every thing I need- is every thing that’s here. And when were together there is nothing to fear. Where ever I ramble. There has one thing I’ve gained Its to here I will always always
18: Definition of Acrostic poems A series of lines or verses in which the first, last, or other particular letters when taken in order spell out a word. It does not have to rhyme, and can be about any word. The first letter of the definition has to correspond with the letter going vertically. The definitions can be in sentences.
19: My Acrostic poem All around us Invisible to living things Reassures ill always breathe By Alexis
20: Free verse -Free Verse is a form of Poetry composed of either rhymed or un-rhymed lines that have no set fixed metrical pattern. The early 20th-century poets were the first to write what they called "free verse" which allowed them to break from the formula and rigidity of traditional poetry.
21: The birds live and the humans thrive. The bees create honey and the humans create the world. The fish are hunted and the humans hunt. The trees stay back while the humans attack. -Kimberly Rowland
22: Cinquain Poem A cinquain poem is a poem that consists of five lines that state the following: Line One-One word (title). Line Two-Two words that describe the title. Line Three- Three words that tell the action. Line Four- Four words that express the feeling. Line Five- One word that recalls the title. In a cinquain poem every word counts. There also has to be a specific word for each line. It’s also very short.
23: Nature Nice, outdoors Lovely, discovering, calming All kinds of weather Wilderness By: Summer Parker
24: An inscription on a tombstone in memory of the one buried there.
25: I used to play a lot of games But now I'm dead its kinda lame I used to have family and friends And now I'm sadly at my end. Colter Kyllo
26: Definition of Conceit Poetry Type Conceit Poetry Type is where an image or metaphor likens one thing to something else that is seemingly very different. Poets often use a far-fetched simile or metaphor in this style. An example of a conceit can be found in Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?".
27: My Conceit Poem Basketball is my Life, it revolves Around Me like a spinning Basketball, sometimes I may score and sometimes I may not, I may also score Life or I may not. My life Is basketball! By: Tyler Mewhinney
28: An Epic is a long poem that has to do with a hero doing a heroic act. It does not have to rhyme but it must be written in stanzas. And its usually very long like the Odyssey. | There was a young girl who lived as a simple commoner, as she was the daughter of the great queen. She was unappreciated and alone. Her name was missy and she was raised in an orphanage. As the queen of grate England, Queen Elizabeth the 2nd had given her up she was the right heir for the throne. But instead she was playing music on the streets for little money. As only she could at the age of 24.
29: The next day in a news paper she had found in the garbage, the head lines read “QUEEN KIDNAPPED!” She was amazed. Who could ever kidnap the queen? Missy sat on a bench and thought to herself. A man in a tall dark trench coat appeared around the corner. As she looked around her she noticed the street was empty. She slowly turned her neck to look down the street toward the tall man, he started running toward her. | She took shelter in an ally. As the man ran past her, she opened her locket. It had the queen’s face in it, her mother. She had gotten a blood test at the age of 17. She found that she was the queen’s daughter but never said a thing. In fear that something like this might happen. She knew what she had to do. Find the queen. So she set out in too big London. She walked out of the ally and noticed something strange.
30: Big Ben was running slowly she knew something was wrong, she had lived here all her life. So she decided to take the back way in to the Big Ben clock tower. She snuck in through the back entrance. As she approached the second floor she heard something strange coming from up stairs. So she ran the rest of the way. As she came to the top she saw the queen. She was locked in chains to the back of the clock hands. | She ran to her mother’s side she broke the locks with a twist of the chains. “Let’s go!” said the queen. Quickly they ran down the clock tower to Buckingham Palace. They were approached by two men. As they came closer Missy pulled a pistol out if her back pocket. The first man fell with a thud the other ran scared. They ran in to the palace where they were safe and surrounded by body guards.
31: The day went on with the queen treating Missy as a royal guest, as her hero. At dinner Queen stared to look at Missy strangely. When the grate banquet was served she asked missy her name. She looked toward the queen “My name is Missy.” She stated. The queen looked deep in to Missy’s eyes. “You’re not are you..?” said the queen. “Yes mom it’s me.” Missy didn’t know what else to say. “OH!” The queen yelled as she got up to hug missy. | That night passed peacefully. As Missy started her life as heir to the throne as princess Missy the First. By: Amanda (:
32: Renga A group of short haiku like verses. The opening verse is called the hokku. The verses are 2 and 3 line verses alternating beginning with 3. The first verse indicates a season. Beginning capitals and end punctuation are usually avoided. These patterns continue through out a Renga
33: Autumn in the breeze Red golden and brown too Falling from the sky Turkeys running for there lives Hunters coming to catch them By Galen
34: Definition of Ballad Poems A narrative poem often of folk origin and intended to be sung it consists of simple stanzas and usually having a refrain. Examples: Merry had a little lamb Lonnie adrift I hear voices an angel named ballad A narrative poem often of folk origin and intended to be sung it consists of simple stanzas and usually having a refrain. Examples: Merry had a little lamb Lonnie adrift I hear voices an angel named ballad Definition of Ballad Poems A narrative poem often of folk origin and intended to be sung it consists of simple stanzas and usually having a refrain. Examples: Merry had a little lamb Lonnie adrift I hear voices an angel named ballad
35: My poem Berry had a great big cow (Remake of Mary had a little lam) By Brandon Lucas (sorta) Barry had a great big cow Great big cow great big cow Berry had a great big cow whose fur was white as milk. Everywhere that Berry milked Berry milked Berry milked and everywhere berry milked The cow was sure to mooo.
36: Tanka is a Japanese poetry type of five lines, the first and third composed of five syllables and the rest of seven.
37: Fogged up trees and skies The sun is always hidden Never will you see The beast waiting in the dark Or the cage surrounding you By Olivia
38: A seven-line diamond shaped poem based on two contrasting ideas.
39: Hate Rage, Love Fighting, Hurting, Destroying Fear, World, Life, Hope, Dreams Caring, Encouraging, Wanting Desire, Need Love by Casey