DP #46: Fear
Freewrite for five minutes about what you fear.
This week’s focus in on highly structured poetry. To help you write one, we’re going to discuss how rhythm, meter, and rhyme affect a poem.
Now, try your hand at writing a highly structured poem called a limerick.
The general structure is this:
5 lines (1st, 2nd, and 5th are longer, 3rd and 4th are shorter)
Ryhme Scheme: aabba
Often humorous and bawdy (but don’t have to be)
Here’s one I wrote.
It’s not easy. Take a stab at it. If you like it, post it on your blog!