Poems: Poetry and Free Verse Poem

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Poetry Journal Project
**Due Monday, February 4, 2013**

You will create a poetry journal. It will contain 20 poems. Each poem will contain one of the items below. You may not use the same poem twice. You may not use any poem we have read in class.

1. Rhyme(any kind)11. Free Verse Poem
2. Imagery12. Narrative Poem
3. Simile13. Lyric Poem
4. Metaphor14. Consonance
5. Alliteration15. Assonance
6. Personification16. Refrain
7. Hyperbole17. Allusion
8. Extended Metaphor18. Near rhyme
9. Onomatopoeia19. End rhyme
10. Symbolism20. Internal rhyme

Each poem must include the title and poet. For each poem, you must also include where you found it (bibliographic reference) at the bottom of the page. Up to five (5) of your poems may be song lyrics; they must be school appropriate lyrics! You must also explain in a sentence which item the poem is for (from the above list) and identify the part of the poem where you found it:

(EXAMPLE: this will be at the bottom of the page)
I chose “The Raven” for its use of consonance. The consonance is found in the line And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain.

For five (5) of the poems, you will complete an analysis (see example below). You will illustrate in color ten (10) of the poems. The illustrations can be hand-drawn or designed on a computer. Clip art is not acceptable.

Analysis Example
|Poem Title | |Poet Name | |Write a fully-developed paragraph. Write about why you like the poem and what it means to you. What is this poem about? How do you | |know? Explain the figurative language or poetic device that you chose this poem for (from the...
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