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Poetry By: Keyondra Gamble. Flint Rossetti, Christina. “Flint.” An emerald is as green as grass, A ruby red as blood; A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;

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1 Poetry By: Keyondra Gamble

2 Flint Rossetti, Christina. “Flint.” An emerald is as green as grass, A ruby red as blood; A sapphire shines as blue as heaven; A flint lies in the mud. A diamond is a brilliant stone, To catch the world's desire; An opal holds a fiery spark; But a flint holds a fire. Work Cited Rossetti, Christina. “Flint.” Simile Classic Data Found: Poems With Simile

3 The Olympic Runner THE OLYMPIC RUNNER (hyperbole) The sun beat down so hard it burnt his back, His feet ate the dust as he ran the endless track, The wind gave him wings and the miles flew by, He was gunning for gold, for victory he’d die. Critics had a field day when he entered the arena, They could have knocked him down with a feather, “Sideways you can’t see him through a 50-cent coin, Bones on a cold carcass make up his manly loin.” “His feet so long he will surely fall flat on his face, Legs stretch down like two bamboo poles in place, From the land of famine he gets not his daily bread, If he wins, we’ll eat our hats,” in mockery they said. As he touched the finish line, the crowd went wild, Cheers heard across the land by every man and child, His heartbeats so erratic they were beating out of time If he could take a shot at his critics it’d be no crime. Sweat streamed down, pooled like rivulets on the floor, A warrior back from the battlefield, battered and sore, Standing tall as a Brobdingnagian, the anthem sung The joy so sweet, he could taste it on his tongue. He was so tired he felt he could sleep for a year The cynics struck dumb, had no cause to jeer, ‘A man in a million’ was the headlines that day “Not a mere man but a giant in spirit,” they say. Work Cited Malaysia, Jacinta. “The Olympic Runner.” mis= The Olympic Runner (hyperbole), a poem by Jacinta Ramayah Malaysia Data Found: Poem With Hyperbole

4 My Life Is A Dream Autumn “My Life Is A Dream” My life is a dream, like a tiger waking up from her deep sleep. My life is like a dream, it's all up to me, the trees are purple, the stars talk away the night, the moaning moon lights up the sky. Work Cited: Autumn “My Life Is A Dream Metaphor Data Found: Poems With Metaphors

5 Two Sunflowers Move In The Yellow Room Blake, William “Two Sunflowers Move in the Yellow Room.” "Ah, William, we're weary of weather," said the sunflowers, shining with dew. "Our traveling habits have tired us. Can you give us a room with a view?" They arranged themselves at the window and counted the steps of the sun, and they both took root in the carpet where the topaz tortoises run. Work Cited Blake, William. “Two Sunflowers Move In The Yellow Room.” Personification Classics Data Found: Poems About Personification

6 Humpty Dumpty Goose, Mother. ”Humpty Dumpty.” Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty together again. Work Cited Goose, Mother. “Humpty Dumpty.” Repetition Classic

7 Bakers Reply to the Needle Salesman Goose, Mother ”Baker’s Reply to the Needle Salesman.” I need not your needles, They’re needless to me, For kneading of needles, Were needless, you see; But did my neat trousers But need to be kneed, I then should have need Of your needles indeed. Work Cited Goose, Mother. “Baker’s Reply To The Needle Salesman” Alliteration Examples: Alliteration Poems and Tongue Twisters Data Found: Poems about Alliteration


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