S: By: Kiyhana Kinzer
1: The theme I choose for my scrapbook is love. I chose this because at this time of my teenagers experience strong love emotions, but is it really love? Right now I feel strong love emotions.
2: Tanka: A Tanka is a Japanese poetic form that focuses on a single image. It contains five unrhymed lines with 31 syllables. Lines 1 and 3 have five syllables each. Lines 2, 4, and 5 have seven syllables each.
3: Garden The love of my life My garden flowers bloom bright You are my sunshine I love the weather you bring Forever be this season
4: Ode An Ode is a long lyric poem about a serious subject. An ode gives praise to an object.
5: Ode to My Heart | Ode to my heart What would I do without you? No literally you are the reason I live I trust you with decisions You are my second brain When you are hungry feed you with love You are my stomach also Heart oh heart the beat of you plays my favorite song You are my violin The size of my fist Looks so small but no one would know you are so big You are the reason I love Is it the way you keep me alive? Or the way you keep me undead? Any second you can give out but you stay strong I know you wont give up on finding your purpose You are determined I will never disappoint you Through thick and thin There is no me without you
6: English Sonnet An English Sonnet is a type of sonnet that haves a strict rhyme scheme, 14 line, 3 quatrains, and 1 couplet.
7: Love of Nature I cant see because love is blind I feel on top looking up the sun in eyes I cant concentrate when your on my mind Like laying in the grass looking at butterflies Now I feel my temperature around you rise Like a hot day with no air conditioning Your rain is the sun in disguise When you talk its like the blue birds sing I will never change the light in my day I'm too addicted I don't want to come inside The flowers smile with a million things to say You give me hope thats for my pride I will always stay by side I promise until the day I die
8: Author Study: Niyi Osundare Niyi Osundare was born in Nigeria, Africa. Osundare is a poet, critic, and essayist. He attended three universities: University of Ibdan, University of Leeds, and York University. Osundare haves many publications. He haves ten volumes of poetry, two books of selected poems, also four plays. He won a Commonwealth Poetry Prize for his book of poem titled The Eye of the Earth in 1986. Also the winner of a Noma Award for his book of poems titled Waiting Laughters in 1990. His poems are about Love, Culture, and Society. Osundare writes short lined poems with ten or more lines. Osundare is a strong believer in the words: to utter is to alter.
9: Write Like | Have You Seen Her Have you seen her who opened my chest and took my heart she of the wondrous eyes and bouncing gaits whose voice is sweeter than the sound of laughing waters whose mind is as sharp as a fresh-honed proverb By: Niyi Osundare | He's Like the Wind Fast as lightning in the sky the streak that is so bright whispers to me softly on a cold lonely night in my face i look the other way I don't want to be swept away with his strong love he comes natural but I cant see him because he is so fast By: Kiyhana Kinzer
10: The reason I choose Niyi Osundare because the way he wrote his poems were short and straight to the point. The poems I read contained a lot of imagery and poetic techniques thats why I choose Niyi Osudare
11: Resources 1."Niyi Osundare." The University of New Orleans - English Department. Web. 15 May 2011. 2."African Books Collective: Niyi Osundare." African Books Collective: Welcome. 15 May 2011