Poems

Poems

Poems With Borrowed Elements FOUND POEMS The poet takes prose and text from stories, novels, essays, and other writing then reshapes the words into an original poem. Found Poem from J.R.R. Tolkiens The Hobbit Chapter 1 An Unexpected Party (by Jill Johnson)

A Nice Little Second Breakfast Please come to tea. Put on the kettle. Another cup and saucer. A little red wine. An extra cake or two. Raspberry jam and A little beer would suit me. apple-tart. Seed-cake, if you have any.Mince-pies and cheese. A big jug of coffee. Pork-pie and salad. Round of buttered scones.More cakes and ale and coffee. Put on a few eggs.

And just bring out The cold chicken and pickles! Pastiche A patchwork of lines or passages from another writer or writers intended as a kind of imitation. Or, using the style of another writer. This imitation or mimicry is done with respect. It is not a parody not a satire. Many poets have used Edgar Allen Poes The Raven in their pastiche poetry his rhyme scheme & meter.

Epigraph A Quotation from another literary work that is placed after the title at the beginning of a poem. For example, American Solitude begins with the epigraph from M. Moore. Epigraphs can also be used after the titles of short stories and novels. Stephen King used epigraphs at the beginning of each American Solitude by Grace Schulman The cure for loneliness is solitude. ~Marianne Epigraph

Moore Hopper never painted this, but here on a snaky path his vision lingers: three white tombs, robots with glassed-in faces and meters for eyes, grim mouths, flat noses, lean forward on a platform, like strangers with identical frowns scanning a blur, far off, that might be their train. Gas tanks broken for decades face Parsons smithy, planked shut now. Both relics must stay. The pumps have roots in gas pools, and the smithy stores memories of hammers forging scythes to cut spartina grass for dry salt hay. continues

This poem Formal Application by Donald W. Baker "The poets apparently want to rejoin the human race." TIME EPIGRAPH I shall begin by learning to throw the knife, first at trees, until it sticks to my seat, until the proper in the trunk and quivers every time; bird, a towhee, I think, in black and next from a chair, using only wrist rust and fingers, at a thing on the ground, and gray, takes tossed crumbs

a fresh ant hill or a fallen leaf; six feet away. then at a moving object, perhapsFinally, I shall coordinate a pieplate swinging on twine, until conditioned reflex and I pot it at least twice in three tries. functional form and qualify as Modern Meanwhile, I shall be teaching the birds Man. that the skinny fellow in sneakers is a source of suet and bread crumbs, You see the splash of blood and feathers first putting them on a shingle nailed

and the blade pinning it to the to a pine tree, next scattering them tree? on the needles, closer and closerIt's called an "Audubon maxim aphorism adage proverb These words are synonyms. Gnomic Verse Examples of

contemporary gnomic verse Poems full of Proverbs: a short clever saying stating a general truth or piece of advice You cant make an omelet without breaking a few eggs. Aphorisms: a brief observation that contains a general truth If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Maxims: a short statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct

Adage: a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth You get what you pay for. A picture is worth a thousand words. Colloquialism: a word or phrase that is not formal or literary, but used in ordinary or familiar conversation. Go bananas! Go nuts!

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