Writing Free Verse Poems Worksheets To Print:
There You Are - Read the
poem. Then write a free verse
poem of your own about
friendship. It should rely on imagery,
alliteration, assonance, or other
literary devices to convey
Who I Am? - This is an exercise in forming vivid thoughts and helping you learn to develop concepts.
Song of Myself - The lines below are the opening of a poem called "Song of Myself"
by the great American poet Walt Whitman. It is an example of free
verse, which is the only kind of poem that has no rules at all. It does
not have rhyme or regular meter.
Imagery - Brainstorm imagery, alliteration, assonance, or other literary
devices that relate to your topic that you may want include in
Using Devices - Use at least one of the literary devices
defined above. Then explain why you chose that literary device and how it
contributes to the overall effect of the poem.
The Autobiographical Poem
- An autobiographical poem is a poem you write about yourself. The
autobiographical poem is often written in free verse, which means
that it does not have to have a rhyme scheme or regular meter.
Compose Two - Draw a picture to go along
with each poem.
- Choose one of the topics provided. Write a short poem about the
topic in free verse form. Use at least one of the literary devices
- Draw a picture of something you want to write a poem about. Then
write your poem on the lines below.