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S. the poem fling by J. M. Westrup is about his belief that the moon is flying around like a balloon loose from its string.

T. the poem is explaining how the moon is flying and uses similes and metaphors as examples of how it flies and what is looks like.

E. this poem uses a positive tone to show the actions that take place this makes it more interesting.

T. the poet uses similes and metaphors as well as personification to explain the moons movement.

S. This poem uses a rhyming pattern to string lines together in a creative and enjoyable way.

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I love poetry because it is enjoyable to discover deeper meanings in poems that may otherwise seem meaningless. poetry is powerful because of the way in which it often uses metaphors and similes to explain deeper things.

S.T.E.T.S-The New House

S. This poem is about someone moving into a new house which in this poem represents death, we explore the emotions they feel whilst they move to the new house/die.

T.  Fear darkness and death

E. The poet combines words to give the poem a dark theme

T.  The poem uses the way in which he explains weather to set       themes   and introduce new emotions.

S. This is a semi free structured poem.

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This blog for our poetry unit will help us demonstrate ways we can use poetry in an enjoyable and creative setting. this can help you expand general poetry knowledge and help us have a better understanding of how poetry is shared in a modern setting. this helps us appreciate poetry and understand the deeper meanings it often has.


The Beach

The Beach

I smell the salty ocean.

I hear the warm summer breeze.

I see the crashing and tumbling waves.

I feel many grains of sand between my toes.

I taste the grains of sand as i smash my face into the beach.


by Caleb Irwin

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