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Writing List Poetry
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     You may scratch your head and ask, "How can a list be a poem?" It sounds crazy, doesn't it? However, list poems can be fun to write. You don't have to rhyme. You don't have to count beats. You only need a topic. Then, you write a list about that topic. You may use single words or phrases. You may add items to the list that are silly or strange. That will make your list poem more interesting! Let's start with an easy one.
 
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COLORS

Red
Yellow
Green
Blue

Purple
Orange
Magenta
Puce

Navy
Royal
Cornflower
Sky

Olive
Forest
Emerald
Lime


 
3     Did you notice what happened in the last two stanzas? I listed shades of one color. Navy, royal, cornflower, and sky all refer to the color __________. Forest, olive, emerald, and lime all refer to the color ___________.

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