Clermont Co. Public Library
Williamsburg Creative Writing Group
Williamsburg Branch

Monday, May 14, 6:30 - 7:45pm
The right place for writers, the Williamsburg Creative Writing Group meets the first and third Monday of every month except holidays at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Join us to network with other writers, talk about writing issues, share your stories and receive interesting feedback. Adults who are interested can call the library at 724-1070 for more information.

Williamsburg Creative Writing Group

May 14, 2018

Prompt

Write a minute poem.

The Minute Poem is rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables. The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff

 “Days of the Week”   By Robert Lee Brewer

 

Who knows what comes after Mondaybesides Tuesdaywho is neverawful clever.

 

 

Wednesday will often masqueradeas a paradefor the work weekas if unique.

 

 

So, of course, there is the weekendwhen we beginto start our workor become jerks. 

 

Five Words

 

Bite, Siren, Stoic, Green, Regret

 

Bonus Prompt

Write a Diamante poem!

Diamante Pattern

1.     one word (subject, noun can also be the title)

2.     two words (adjectives describing line 1)

 

3.    

 

three words (verbs--participles ending in ed or ing)

 

4.     four words (nouns)

5.     three words (verbs--see line 3)

6.     two words (adjectives)

7.     two words (related to or synonyms for line 1)

 
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