S: By Christina Shoucair
BC: About the author I am Christina Shoucair and I attend ACS Hillingdon. I came to England in August 2010. Before I moved to London I lived in Saudi Arabic, Riyadh. I have always enjoyed writing poems because I believe it expresses your feeling in writing. Though this is my first time writing a chap book I have enjoyed every minute of it.
FC: Looking for Peace by: Christina Shoucair
1: Table of contents page 1: Table of contents page 2-3: Rising flower and rainbow page 4-5: Something small in something big pages 6-7 Poetic devices used in the rainbow and something small in something big. pages 8-9 Waiting for peace 10-11 Poetic devices used in Waiting for peace 12-13 Dream 14- Summer 15- Hate 16-17 Poetic devices in Dream and Hate Back cover- Author Biography | r
2: The Rainbow It shoots like a flower, with colors that blossom, it starts with rain, and ends with beauty, The rising flower Winter and Summer no sign of a flower hear comes spring and now its here the rising flower
4: Something big in something small A fish could be peaceful, swimming across the soothing sea, with his golden colors shining through the sky blue ocean, he swims and jumps and swishes through the great waters, so quiet, so calm, no danger will approach A group is a group, they always stick together, Forever, forever, forever as the wind gets stronger and the waves get bigger, he is not afraid, for he knows he is just a fish
5: A hungry creature is heading near, with glazing teeth, beware, beware, he is getting closer and closer............. STOP! LISTEN! STAY!
6: Poetic devices used in the Rainbow One poetic device used in this poem is a simile. The simile used is in the first sentence when it says 'It shoots like a flower.' The effect of the reader is and image of the rainbow shooting into the sky like a flower shooting from the ground.
7: Next page | Poetic devices used in Something small in Something Big. A poetic device used many times in this poem is repetition. One example of repetition in Something small in Something big if when the author says ''they alway stick together, forever, forever , forever.' The repetition of the words 'forever, forever, forever makes it clear to the reader that they will stay together and protect each other for as long as they can.
8: Waiting for Peace Planes and jets, souring through the sky, boom bang, people are running by, screams and shouts the enemy is near, fear, fear, fear, The mother shouts " come in come in", The children crying " stop stop", The boom and the bang from out side the door, Praying and praying " we don't want more", Buildings are falling, Homes are calapcing, people lying on the ground boom bang, boom bang, war war war,
9: Shaking of the ground, left right left right, people being moved, screams form here and screams from there, shhhhh shhhhh silence, Someone knocks on the door, the mother is still not sure, As the handle is turned and the door is pulled a smile on a face she sees, All are confused, the lady jumps and the lady shouts "the war is over, VICTORY" the room is quiet nothing to be heard, the shock on the face, the peaceful Grace......
10: Poetic devices used in Waiting for Peace In the poem Waiting for peace I used many poetic devices. An example of one used in the poem is imagery. When it says ' plane and jets souring through the sky' the author gives a effect on the reader that the planes and jets are flying like birds through the sky.
11: Another example of poetic devices in this poem is repetition. The author often repeats words at the end of each stanza to emphisize the words. The affect on the reader is that it gives stronger feeling to the sentence.
12: Dream Every day someone cries, a tear drop falls from the sky, someone's hurt I don't know why, all I can do is wait for the sun to shine, you call my name, you call me again " come here, come here" I enter the room your eyes are red sadness is all I see. Dark clouds appear when your upset, as if you control the weather, drip drop, drip drop, silent night! It is now morning and you're awake , Nature is no longer thersty, Drip drop, drip drop
13: The sun has appeared with a smile on its face, the flowers have blossomed with bursting colors, and the wind creates a picture, Drip drop, drip drop, I came to you at 6 am, to talk to you one last time, " silence is beauty", I say with joy, "kindness is strength",there is a smile on her face, "but this is not the world for this is only something that one could only dream.", she cries again.
14: Summer hot, joyful blooming, bursting, smiling, pleasure, excitement, flowers, trees, vanishing, leaving, fading, darker, darker, darker, death, Winter
15: Hate is red, it smells like burning coal, it tastes like a cold meal, it sounds like vicious cats, it feels like being pushed into a hole, it looks like you're enemy ready for revenge, Why is there hate at all.
16: Poetic devices used in Hate In the poem Hate, the author focuses on imagery. Imagery is when you're writing forms a picture in the readers head. An example of imagery used in the poem is "it smells like burning coal". The effect on the reader is that they are able to feel and see the authors emotion.
17: Poetic devices used in dream In Dreams the author used repetition in almost every end of each stanza. The repetition that the author uses in the poem is when he repeats these words 'drip drop, drip drop. I think the repetition in the sentences gives the reader a stronger feeling of what the author if trying to say and more of a chorus.