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Poetry Break: Ryan Gonzalez-Field

The Poetry of Language

By: Ryan Gonzalez-Field

 

Poetry Break: Ryan Gonzalez-Field two drops of ink marilyn l davisList-
A list poem,
Some words,
Some lines,
Some thoughts,
Or objects,
Or people
Or places,
Some of something,
Or something else,
Or whatever,
Its something,
Maybe,
I don’t really know,
I’ve never made a list poem.

 

Simile-
The wind slicing through trees as if it were a hot knife in butter.
Strong winds removing leaves and branches.
Gentle winds quietly providing a breeze.
Violent winds up-rooting plants as far as the eye can see.
The wind, beautiful and destructive as it is.

 

Metaphor-
The candle has a potent smell of eagerness,
A strong odor of joy,
The aroma of happiness,
And the fragrance of bliss.

 

Personification-
The moon stared at the Earth with great intent,
It gazed and wondered “am I content.”
It started and pondered, wondering in thought,
Whether itself, the moon, is beautiful or not.

 

Image-
Rolling hills, and open skies,
Flowing rivers, and tall trees,
This is the countryside,
Where we love and live.

 

Object-
Sharpened to a point like a razor.
Or blunt.
Made to erase your mistakes.
Or make them worse.
Made for your creativity.
Or to annoy you.
This is a pencil, your best friend.
Or your worst nightmare.

 

Onomatopoeia-
Crawling along the ground, a little ant, out of sight, out of mind
Crash!!
A tree falls along the riverside, water splashing.
Splish, Splash. Splish, Splash.
A boat’s creaking as it rocks in the waves, back and forth.
Creeeeeeeeeeeeek! Creeeeek.
A little ant, watching it all from its little perch on a leaf.

 

Alliteration-
We went to the wallaby warehouse to see the wallabies.
Wallabies wobble in their little warehouse.
Wallabies like to wobble, and wiggle.
Wallabies are very wibbly, wobbly creatures.

 

Color-
Turquoise looks fluent,
Turquoise smells pleasing,
Turquoise tastes valuable,
Turquoise feels potent,
Turquoise sounds colorful,
Turquoise is jewelry.

 

 

Poetry Break: Ryan Gonzalez-Field two drops of ink marilyn l davis
“Drack” watercolor and brush marker by RGF

Bio 

Ryan Gonzalez-Field is a high school student with interests in writing, art, and photography.

 

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