I see (an imaginary sight). I want (an actual desire). I am (the first line of the poem repeated). SECOND STANZA. I pretend (something you actually pretend to do).
“I AM” Poem Structure. FIRST STANZA: I am…. (remember what you just read about creating a powerful, creative statement about the unique and different you!)
An I Am poem is a structure for writing about yourself. The poem is filled with insight, feelings and observations you have. The first line of the poem is repeated ...
Students could use this I Am Poem template to describe themselves. It could also be used to describe any character from a story or from history. More abstractly ...
Portrait Poem #1 Example. I am Art Son of Barbara Who needs time, sleep, exercise .... This poem has definite structure and must be followed carefully. L1- first ...
Prepare an “I am” poem of your own to share as an example. ... Introduce the poem's structure and have students complete a draft as a homework assignment.
Directions: Start with a strong first line. Describe two things about yourself— special things about yourself. Avoid the obvious and the ordinary. Don't tell us things ...
Original Poem: Where I'm From. By George Ella Lyon. I am from clothespins, from Clorox and carbon-tetrachloride. I am from the dirt under the back porch.
When students have a structure to follow, writing poems might feel more manageable. It also allows ... I am nervous (something that makes you nervous)
This poem, written in three stanzas of regular iambic ... An irony of Clare writing a poem declaring "I am" is that at times ...