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JOSIE'S POEMS

Playing With Words
in Poetry-Writing


By Josie Whitehead

Pencil and notepad
Pencil and notepad
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PLAYING WITH WORDS
IS A GREAT DEAL OF FUN


By Josie Whitehead

 

Playing With Words is . . .

Hello dear children:   Now rule number one:

Playing with words is a great deal of fun.

   Rhyming and rhythm  creeps under your skin:

   Oh, open your mind now and let them fly in.

 

Similes?   Metaphors?  Grab some of those:

Oh don’t try to eat them - they’re sour I suppose.

   They’re meant to enhance your poems, you see.

   Was that rule number two or rule number three?

 

Alliteration? Come now:  Well, let me just see:

'An ape ate my aunty,' - rule number three.

    Personification?   When words want to play -

    And so will your poem by the end of this day.

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