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Green Corn Seasonimagery "moonlit steps" line 7Green Corn Seasonalliteration "whites whipped" line 13Green Corn Seasonmetaphor "You were my grand design" line 17Green Corn Seasonrepetition "how rain" "how you" "how your" lines 2-4Green Corn Seasonsimile "tipped breasts swell like egg..." lines 12-13
You promised you would never keep secrets from me is a metaphor. Line 1
5 poetic terms Green corn seasonmetaphor"consumed by the edge to begin in the green corn season" Turns at the dancerepition"she wonders, She giggles, She stedies, she weighs his invitation to dance".Quality Poormetaphor"she compares the blue roof apartments to a "pink collar ghetto.Operation Wetbackpersonification "A truck groans rumbling of men headed for the field"&metaphor"his shirt blurs against the summer sky".
Haiku "King Of the Sea"5)beard like the ocean waves7)eyes as green as ocean depths5)king triton is near
Haiku"seven deadly sins"Frog nose, bloated faceGreen with envy or prideDeadly as a sinC.Ramirez
5)wild fierce animals 7)rainbow face men looking ugly5)evil looks thrwon atM. De Leon
HaikuDancing jaguaryet banned from the dance in wholekill the jaguar
Green Corn Season. "the way tipped breasts swell like egg whites whipped twice their volume." Simile.Operation Wetback. The whole poem. Repetition of the word you.Turns at the Dance."Could there come a time when he would ask.." "She weighs his invitation to dance." Point of ViewQuality Poor. "Poor, a pink-collor ghetto of important titles." Symbolism.Quality Poor. "Scrubing toilets at 2 am" ImageryM.Sickler
Haiku1) Masks are red and pink2) They have big round eyes3) Are performing square dancesL. Lopez
HaikuDark face flat expressionBig nose big eyes big red lipswon't forget that faceM.Alcantara
Haiku"seven deadly sins"I love to partyJust sex drugs and rock n rollall day and all nightCisco.S
Haikushiny eyes staringtongues sticking out of their mouthstotally scary
These haiku are fabulous!Ms. T
HaikuFear begins to risethe soul halts in place to seethe evil horns songY.Perez
HaikuLong spikes on their backs Alligators crawl with short legs long tails as their mouthsJ. Rojas
HaikuSome Masks look like godsothers look like the Wisemanwith big heavy heads.
Haiku Blue eyed hairy manDark curly thick voluminous hairCherry puckered lips.M.Garnica
HaikuColorful mask stumpfaces all around so brighteyes like butterflyA.K.Oviedo
Michael LDecorated helmAn ornately stylized beardEyes peer into stars
ugly bearded maskspoetic I've becomeinspire me more
Ms. T is awesome.
Viejitos dance aDance of Christmas for a giftand celebrationS. Clark
HaikuFreaky fearse boldbright colorful ribbonstwisted horns and hair G. Martinez-Zubiate
Freaky fearse boldbright colorful ribbonstwisted horns and hairPoetic terminilogyRepetition: you never tell your childrenOperation wetbackSimile: the begins like any other dayOperation wetbackMetaphor: you were my grand design, part nature children part small philosopher propped in a blind apricotGreen corn seasonAlliteration: you promised you would never keep secrets from me, you told me everythingGreen corn seasonImagery: how your stomach lurched when the boy you liked ask you for the promGreen Corn season
His colors shine brightSinging and dancing tonightThe King is Joyfull :)
colorful big and small swimming in the opened sea all being free
HaikuWalls of colored masksScreaming with vibrant colorsTo each their own kindJ.Plascencia
5 Poetic Terms on Blog “When Living Was a Labor Camp Called Montgomery”Onomatopoeia: whistledImagery: dark wood beams and low-slung chandelier“When You Didn’t Have to See to Believe”Personification: building came to life“The Creek That Bears the Salmon”Alliteration: trill threaded trains“La Curandera”Narrative: story about a little girl needing to get something blessed but Irish priest refused to do so. M.Garnica
Haiku Yellowish spicy hairy freaky tigerbashful friendly tigerG. Martinez-Zubiate
Haiku acient colorful masksmellow glad peaceful protective attackable king G. Martinez-Zubiate
5 Poetic Terms "The Creek That Bears the Samon"Metaphor: below the G. Street bridge, carved the shape of a smileImaginary: listen to the creek "Squaring the Names"Onomatopoeia:for his chunky shape, Shorty"When Living was a labor camp called Montgomery"Repetition: a life picking fruit, you thought. You thought your cough reflected"Green Corn Season" Personification: moonlight glancing off your sloped sholders;G. Martinez-Zubiate
Poetic Terms Eng 48"The Unseen Playmate (1192)Anaphora- Repetition of the word "children"Antithesis- not in the poemArchaism- The saying "Tis he..."Assonance- The sounds of 'een, 'ay, and 'ig is used mulitple times through out the poem.Hyperbole- Saying that the "unseen thing" will even play with the child's things.Caphony- Example from ther poem, "But be sure he is to be present, abroad, or at home." The words are smashed together very abruptly.