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Diamante Poetry

A diamante is a seven line poem, shaped like a diamond.

square
symmetrical, conventional
shaping, measuring, balancing
boxes, rooms,
clocks, halos
encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing
round, continuous
circle

Line 1:

one word
(subject/noun that is contrasting to line 7)

Line 2:

two words
(adjectives) that describe line 1

Line 3:

three words
(action verbs) that relate to line 1

Line 4:

four words (nouns)
first 2 words relate to line 1
last 2 words relate to line 7

Line 5:

three words
(action verbs) that relate to line 7

Line 6:

two words
(adjectives) that describe line 7

Line 7:

one word
( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1)

 

 

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