FC: John Barnes Poetry Book Mrs. Caldwell English 4/8/09
1: TABLE OF CONTENTS | 1. Opposite Poem 2. List Poem 3. Three Word Forms 4. I Don't Understand 5. I Am Poem 6. Diamonte Poem 7. Formula Poem 8. Emotions and Actions 9. Writing About Weather 10. Month Metaphors 11. Sense Poem 12. Bull Durham Credo 13. One Window is All I Need poem
2: The opposite of hate What some people tend to appreciate | OPPOSITES
3: LIST POEM | Things I Should've Done --I should've said no. --I should've walked away. --I should've fell asleep. --I should've closed the door. --I should've stayed home. --I should've thought twice about it. --I should've listened to my parents. --I should've said no.
4: THREE WORD FORMS | car, engine, headers engine, headers, bolts headers, bolts, sockets bolts, sockets, ratchets sockets, ratchets, loose loose, off, disassembly
5: I DON'T UNDERSTAND POEM | I don't understand.... why people talk constantly why people steal why people forget about the important things in life But most of all.... why politicians are so corrupted why people like bad music why people kill other people What I understand most is.... why people forgive & forget why opinions matter why parents are so strict
6: "I AM" POEM | I am Dreams, Love, Hope I really care for racing and engines. Loyalty is important to me. "Beauty" is important to me. Honesty is important to me. It's better to look at the glass half-full. Being stubborn is bad, but can be good if the other person is wrong. Music is a great way to express yourself. it's best to learn from others' mistakes. MTV rots the minds of teenagers. I am.
7: Diamonte | Noise Exciting, Loud Slamming, Strumming, Falling Amps, Explosion, Literature, Box Sulk, Die, Quiet Dark, Dull Silent
8: FORMULA POEM | Angry Break, enrage, fight sitting in a desk myself
9: EMOTIONS AND ACTIONS | Emotion I kicked a hole in the wall. Angry, enraged, uneasy Do you ever feel angry?
10: Rain Rain strikes down fast Like the frightening dive of the eagle. It quenches the thirst Of plants and trees by poring down On top of them Then the rain rises up in the sky Like the eagle does with his prey.
11: DECEMBER swoops in unoticed and silently. It lounges in the room deciding on how long to stay. Then, without warning, it leaps away only to return as unexpectedly as it just did.