Today, I covered Writing with Poetry in my Writing True class. I was tasked to come up with examples for different figures of speech, as well as accomplish a couple of sentence reversal exercises.
My Own Examples of Figures of Speech
I rode the MRT this morning and we were packed like sardines inside the train.
My breakfast is my arsenal.
I have an eternity to love you.
I failed Calculus but I worked in Finance.
Piping hot pour-over. Random run. Horrendous heat.
My notebook is insisting that I write. The cardio punched my gut.
I workout to relax. I work to enjoy my time.
I ate my breakfast and my hesitations.
"Insurance policy" for my college degree
"Compass" for inspiration
"Blog" for a website. "Minds" for thinking employees.
I wrote my blog entry. I wrote my day. I wrote my present. I wrote my future.
I will never quit my job. I enjoy my job. I will fight for my job.
School is theoretical, work is the real world.
Many can dance, but few can endure.
Never let your worries burden you or your burden worry you.
Converting straightforward sentences into poetic ones.
1) I FELL IN LOVE AND BROKE MY HEART.
I woke my sleeping heart with coffee and poured chamomile over it afterwards.
2) I'M TIRED AND HUNGRY.
I am wiped out and as famished as an uncharged smartphone
3) MY PHONE IS MISSING.
My phone dissolved into thin air.
4) BUY THIS HOUSE.
Conquer this house and establish your kingdom.
Converting poetic sentences into straightforward ones.
1) I AM NOT YOURS, NOT LOST IN YOU. NOT LOST, ALTHOUGH I LONG TO BE.
We are not together, but I want to fall in love with you.
2) SO YES, I WILL GLADLY TAKE ON YOUR OCEAN JUST TO SWIM BENEATH YOU.
I would like to be with you even if I have to be the one to adjust to you.
3)WANT IS TEN THOUSAND BLUE FEATHERS FALLING ALL AROUND ME, AND ME UNABLE TO STOMACH THAT I MIGHT CATCH FIVE
BUT NEVER TEN THOUSAND.
I want many things but I can only have half of those in reality.
Final Task: Letter to Myself
(Written yesterday, May 15, 2017)