Poem template 1
I am from head band, from Nikey and bobs.
I am from the roots, petals, leaves, the green, stem, bright, color of eye.
I am from praying at church and tall, from Jackson and Johnson and stovall.
I am from the happy and loud.
From do good in school and keep going.
I am from the cross.aunty, peace
I'm from Austin Texas, chicken and watermelon
From the hot summer night of July dad outside, the my is the oldest and the my dad Is he only child
I am from the walls of my hallway, they are special, I can remember everyday of those pictures
Hyperbole-exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. It was so cold I saw polar bears wearing jackets.
Simile-a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid. As big as an elephant.
Metaphor-a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. The typical teenage boy’s room is a disaster area.
Personification-a figure intended to represent an abstract quality. Lightning danced across the sky.
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
Sight - a thing that one sees or that can be seen.
Hear - perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something).
Touch - come so close to (an object) as to be or come into contact with it.
Taste - the sensation of flavor perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance
Smell - the faculty or power of perceiving odors or scents by means of the organs in the nose
BIGGIE RICH: putting 5 karats in my baby Girls ears
BIGGIE POOR: we used to fuss when landlord dissed us
Personification - the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Me against the world -
What causes it - lines 8-9
How can we stop it - lines 4-6
I dream a dream
She feel in love to easy??
Ain't I a women
I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery
Then that little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman!
She'd rather kill her babies than let the master get to 'em
Still running with barefeet, I ain't got nothin' but my soul
Let me die in my footsteps
The overall meaning of FOOTSTEPS is that do things that you want to an don't give up and keep trying
I will not go gently into the light
Why he keeps repeating the because he is saying life is what you want?
A slang is a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically restricted to a particular context or group of people.
Copy write -it's yours, you took it
GTS- google that stuff
Making bank- making money
Chill- you layed back
Lit- you a cool person do funny things
Poem template 2