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Fourth Quarter: 6. P6 Rhyme Scheme or Not Due May 6 29 by 10 p.m.  

Poetry often uses a rhyme scheme (identified by letters at the end of a line). Some poems, like limericks (silly, five-line poems with an AABBA rhyme scheme) require specific rhymes and require three lines (1, 2, 5) to be longer than others.

Others, like haiku, are not supposed to rhyme. Haiku are three-lined poems typically about nature that originated in Japan. These poems require a specific syllable count (5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, 5 syllables in the third line). Haiku typically do not use modifiers such as a, an, and the.

Create or find either a limerick or a haiku and post it here (if you use a previously created poem, be sure you cite your source).


Limerick Example:

There once was a boy from Spain—A
His wrist he often did sprain—A
He sat and he cried—B
He never even tried—B
To get away from his terrible pain—A

Haiku Example:

lovely, pinkish trees (5 syl.)
swaying, gently dancing slow (7 syl.)
flowers blooming bright (5 syl.)


Posted by obriengl On 01 May, 2019 at 3:30 PM  12 Comments

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Ms. O'Brien (Guest) said On 07 May, 2019 at 11:40 AM
Thanks for your comments. The last two blogs of the year will be up by Wednesday, May 8 at 5 p.m.  
squidward tortellini (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 8:21 PM
Why do we have homework after school? This is so uncool. I so want to cry I want to deny All of this homework after school. Source: https://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/homework-limerick  
FlameQueen (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 7:32 PM
While jumping off the slide (A) I fell and hit my thigh(A) Tried to endure the pain(B) But threw me off my game(B) Running with all my might, trying hard not to cry.(A)  
Cornhusker (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 5:49 PM
Why do we have homework after school? (A) This is so uncool. (A) I might have to cry (B) I want to deny (B) Having all this homework is cruel. (A)   
Pikmin123 (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 4:16 PM
(Grammar correction) singing in the rain (5 syl.) without a care in the world (7 syl.) my life is complete (5 syl.)  
Pikmin123 (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 4:13 PM
Singing in the rain (5 syl.) Without a care in the world (7 syl.) My life is complete. (5 syl.)  
Pinecactus16 (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 3:51 PM
On a farm lived a pig. (A) She likes to eat figs. (A) She was dirty and pink. (B) She would like to play in the mud, which made her stink. (B)   
RandomBlog20 (Guest) said On 06 May, 2019 at 3:42 PM
There once was a boy named Nick (A) Who cooked food a lot with a kick. (B) But since he was five (B) He could not use knives (B) And he really wasn't that slick (A)  
Jewish Boy (Guest) said On 05 May, 2019 at 8:24 PM
I do not like school. (A) It is not very cool. (A) Itl makes me sad. (B) But i will be glad. (B) When i can go to the pool. (A)  
Arequipa (Guest) said On 04 May, 2019 at 10:25 PM
Colorful lizard. (5 syl.) Slow and curious, I watch. (7 syl.) His eyes are glowing. (5 syl.)  
I_LOVE_NETFLIX (Guest) said On 02 May, 2019 at 11:51 PM
To be honest, school is not fun. (A) It bores and annoys everyone. (A) I'll never need to know half this stuff. (B) Going through school daily is rough. (B) From this place, I want to run. (A)  
Existent (Guest) said On 01 May, 2019 at 10:38 PM
I do remember school. (A) I always felt like a fool. (A) I tried to try harder, (B) but I couldn’t be smarter. (B) In school, I was never ever cool. (A)  
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