Poetry Prompt no.4 - Alliteration

  • Melpomene
    2 years ago

    Sometimes as a teacher I have to teach outside my disciplinary area. Lately, I have been teaching quite a few English lessons where poetry is the topic. No matter what age I teach, my students seem to really love alliteration, especially when they're given the following prompt:

    'Take the first letter of your name and create an alliterative poem about yourself. You should consider humour in your writing'.

    Students are given about 15 minutes to come up with a poem, we then go around the room and each student has a go at reading what they have written. Most of the time their poems are hilarious and we all have a good giggle. Oh to have their imagination!

    I can't wait to see what you all come up with when using this prompt!

  • Larry Chamberlin
    2 years ago

    Laughing because of my ADD:

    Larry (alliterative acrostic)

    Listening to long lasting lectures
    allows me to lose the lackluster
    rigidity of learning and let myself
    rise to levels of intellection
    yet to be allotted to my fellows.

  • Everlasting
    2 years ago

    Lucero likes lilies like looking silly,
    laughing loudly, lightly, lively.
    Lucero is lazy, oh crazy,
    crazily quiet, quietly silent.
    Lucero likes lectures.
    Like Larry
    likes learning unlimitlessly
    Long lasting lessons.

    Fun- thank you for the challenge.

  • - Mr. Darcy
    2 years ago

    Michael (alliterated acrostic)

    My mischievous marveling,
    ices inventions into
    cartwheeling creamed cakes,
    heaven honed bakes;
    assorted and arranged.
    each individual invention invites
    language laid out for lounging lizards of light.

    Thanks for this...

  • Melpomene
    2 years ago

    These have been fun to read, thanks for participating!


    Like a mischievous macaw, Mel makes
    maple muffins, master's mahjong on mahogany
    and marble tabletops, meets many mighty
    snakes and marries medusa. Mel
    is a mental dreamer and a flamboyant
    believer that the more manic these
    alliterations get, the more memorable
    'm' words she'll never forget.