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Alice when you look at the Wonderland Shape Poetry activity that is writing

Poems may be such a joy to write and are usually one the quickest and easiest activities that are writing there! Not everyone can write a 500 words story each day, but you can write a poem that is short like a haiku or a Clerihew poem. We decided to look at one of the most creative forms of poetry, shape poems today! And because is also Lewis Carroll’s birthday we decided to take inspiration from Alice in the Wonderland today. So, carry on reading if you want to learn the guidelines of shape poetry and locate a few examples of Alice in the Wonderland shape poetry!

Shape Poetry Tips

Before we start out with the Alice into the Wonderland shape poetry activity, check out tips for writing shape poems:

  1. Before jumping in, the thing that is first have to do is decide regarding the form of your poem and theme. As an example, you probably will want to use a bat as the shape of your poem if you are writing a poem about vampires.
  2. Don’t over-complicate your shape with shadows and details. Keep it simple, only use outlines and basic shapes (you might find a few examples below relating to Alice in the Wonderland).
  3. Plan your poem out before writing it to your shape. You need to use a separate bit of scrap paper to work on this. If you are ready, then you’re able to write it in a shape format.
  4. Using a pencil, lightly outline or draw your shape onto your paper. Then write your words matching the outline. This can provide a neat guideline for your poetry.

Now the rules are known by us for the game, let’s begin the experience! Continue reading