Friday, July 25, 2014

friday fun - diamante

sturdy, secure 
sheltering, hiding, covering
rooftop, enclosure, heart, soul
inviting, comforting, loving
warm, friendly

Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ εїз Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

soft, narrow
stroke, wallop, squeeze
two, five, appendage, terminal
stomp, walk, support
rough, wide

Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ εїз Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

Diamante poems are written in the shape of a diamond. 
They are unrhymed and seven lines long. 
They are either synonym or antonym poems 
where the nouns are related or opposites, respectively.
Antonym poems seem to be easier to write.
This is the proper form:

Adjective, Adjective
Verb, Verb, Verb
Noun, Noun, Noun, Noun
Verb, Verb, Verb
Adjective, Adjective

Here's an Interactive Tutorial from ReadWriteThink.
Find a more detailed explanation with examples.

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