Stanley Cooper

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Poetry's Three S's - Poem by Stanley Cooper

A poem's first S is syntax
The sentence structure rules
To aid a writer's rhyming knacks
Syntax is taught in schools

Semantics is the second S
It imparts the poem's intention
For any poet or poet-ess
Who writes with rhyme dimension

The third S, sound, comes into play
Through our ears, as spoken word
Its rhyming pulsing rhythmic sway
Is how the poem is heard

Writing rhymes successfully
Poetic musing romantics
Employ each vital S-fully
Syntax and sound semantics

Comments about Poetry's Three S's by Stanley Cooper

  • (12/6/2005 8:25:00 PM)

    A very creative lesson Stanley! I think this is wonderful. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 6, 2005

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