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How to Write a Poem Starting with only Five Words - Markings 129

May 5, 2019

 Words into Poems

 

Follow your heart and imagination, what will you create? 

Circle five words from the list below and include them in a poem.

 

Here are a few words to get you started.

 

dance              music             earth               tiger                farm                buckle

trees               monkey          peace             love                 whisper          falcon

plucks             amaze             cook                regrets           urge                blast

smile               sadness          hands             listen               caress                         splendour

sing                 animal            asleep             purrs             sour                earth

magic             dreams           boat                snake             leaf                  blaze

 

Here's an example:

 

Remember

the fertile

trees from

where you

and I

whisper into

the secret

place and

smile. The

old mill

now half-

covered with

moss had

that joyful

eeriness to

it that made

us wonder.

Wonder

what the

bluebird

used to

sing.

 

Eric Kallman

16 years old

 

©Jeff Guess 2019

 

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