How to Write a Poem:

Now that we've read a couple of poems that use the body, I want you to choose your favourite body part. It could be your feet, your hands, your shoulders, your bum. Write this in the middle or at the top of a page, and make notes around or underneath it. Ask yourself the following:

  • What do you love about it?
  • What sounds does it make? 
  • What shape is it? What does it look like? Compare it to something. 
  • What objects does it come into contact with? 

Don't restrict yourself to just these questions – write as many things as that body part makes you think.