We try to answer' Sarah's semi serious question, "Can poems rhyme?"
Can Images Rhyme?
The Great Wave: Hokusai by Donald Finkle
Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden
Starry Night by Ann Sexton
Knowledge by Natasha Tretheway (CW: Nude cadaver)
Much of Tretheway's work derives from images. Whether from pictures, documents, or memories these poems draw on snapshots of history. When you read the history of the image Tretheway used (CW:suicide, body image) the poem becomes more real.
Read this image Hughes, National Poetry Gallery what does the image say about Hughes as a poet? Then compare your thought to Hughes poem I, Too. What do the two together say about Hughes as a poet and America as a society?
Rebus Poems ReadWriteThink lesson plan your primary grades.
Metaphor Poems make an extended mataphor poem at any age.
Remixing Tone, Imagery and Images Take the same picture and write two poems at any age.
This Photo Wants to Be A Poemprompt by Margaret Simon
Funkin All Night by Fre3kbass
It's mainly off the cuff but no way a bunch of English teachers do anything without pre-writing.
In the first half of the show we share our poems about images as we weave through a discussion of the questions, “Can images rhyme?” We then talk about how we use images to write our poetry or use poetry to write our images.
Each time you walk, a poem awaits. by Sheri
Broken Pencils by Kevin
Kevin - Hailstones Kevin - Slanted Tree Kevin - Gossamer Paper
Collapsing Moon by Greg
In this half we celebrate a poet connected to a theme. Choose poets who have written poems that paint images of local places or choose poems from poets who use images to write.
* The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson shared by Sheri
* Dust of Snow by Robert Frost shared by Sheri
* Auto Imagist Poetry Bot https://twitter.com/AutoImagist shared by Kevin
3rd Half of Show Share other poems you wrote aligned to the theme, poems you wrote getting ready for the show, or poems you wrote after the last show.
* How do you rhyme an image?
* What are your other artistic endeavors? What connection to poetry do you see?
* Do you, and if so how, do you use images in writing poetry?
* Why did you choose the poets you are sharing?