Modern Poetry
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Poetry Writing
1. Write a poem that begins with the line, "It was a long
time ago, I have almost forgotten my dream." The poem
needs to be 20 lines minimum.
(25 points)
2. Write three poems that are at least 15 lines each. Use your
poetic license to ignore structure, grammar, spelling, ect. if it
suits your poem. In other words, use it to emphasize or
de-emphasize something or add meaning.
Poem # 1: The physical shape of the poem has to add meaning.
Poem # 2: Include Onomatopoeia, imagism, and other sound devices.
Poem # 3: Include personification, metaphor, simile, cacophony.
(45 points)