|Mary & me a long time ago.|
My daughter Mary lives far away.
When valentines day approached, I wanted to make something for her. I found an old book called "Making Poetry: Approaches to Writing from Classrooms 'round the World" by Brian S. Powell (1973). To challenge myself, I tried some of the different poetry techniques in the book. They were harder than they look!
Here are some poems about Mary.
The first is a cinquain.
hilarious, crafty, observant,
eyes watching her world,
And here’s another. It’s called a three-word model.
And here’s a five-line adjective-verb model.
The girl in the video looks
I think I captured a little bit of Mary.
If words could ever really express my heart.