Flip through any book or magazine, creating a list of ten words that catch your eye. Look up any words you don’t know. Then write a 14-line poem that incorporates all ten words.
Fall Portrait (Painter Essentials 5) By Mia Fang, 13 (West Lafayette, IN), published in Stone Soup February 2020 A note from William I hope you all had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. I am in Belgium, land of chocolate! Yesterday, it snowed! As a native coastal Californian, I have only seen snow falling a few times […]
In his poem “Dreams,” Langston Hughes puts heart-touching words to address society and the world. Hughes develops the idea that life is hard when you don’t have dreams. He develops this theme by using repetition and metaphors. First, Hughes uses repetition. For example, Hughes restates the line, “Hold fast to dreams” twice. He is trying […]