Poetry – How to Write a Diamond Poem

Diamond Poetry

Marbles
Smooth, Glossy
Rolling, Moving, Scoring
Games, Fun, Bouncer, Players
Swirling, Twirling, Spinning
Round, Circular
Sphere

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If you would like to try writing a diamond poem, follow these rules

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Line 2 – Two adjectives describing the noun on line one.

Line 3 – Three verbs that end in -ing. They tell what the noun in line one does.

Line 4 – Four nouns that go with the noun in line one.

Line 5 – Three verbs that end in -ing. They tell what the noun in line four does

Line 6 – Two adjectives describing the noun on line seven.

Line 7 – A noun that means the same as line one.

HERE is a great guide for writing all kinds of diamond poems (includes examples)

Try THIS site for an easy “fill in the blanks” poem.

Click HERE for a great step by step diamond poem creator. You can publish and print your finished product.

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