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Concrete poems


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Concrete poems

  1. 1. Concrete Poem <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A concrete poem (also called a shape poem) can take the form of the subject of the poem </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What does it look like? </li></ul>This poem is called Green. How does the SHAPE of the poem relate to the subject of the poem?
  2. 2. More Shape/Concrete Poetry What shape does this poem take? Does it match the subject of the poem?
  3. 3. Another Shape Poem This shape poem also uses another poetic device. What is it?
  4. 4. Check this one out! What does this concrete poem remind you of?
  5. 5. YOUR TURN! <ul><li>Here are the steps to create an awesome concrete/shape poem: </li></ul><ul><li>Think of a topic you are interested in. </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm words that go along with your topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Check your list. Do some of the words make you think of a particular shape or form? </li></ul><ul><li>Try it out—Draw an outline of your shape and experiment with words until you have a Concrete Poetic Masterpiece! </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT COPY ANY OF THE EXAMPLES YOU’VE SEEN TODAY. BE ORIGINAL! </li></ul>