Instant Fill in the Blanks Poetry

Instant Poems

Write an Instant "Lament" Poem

See a sample poem

Directions: First, choose a feeling from this list:

  • loneliness
  • injustice
  • anger
  • hopefulness
  • fear
  • compassion
  • courage
  • hopelessness
  • bravery
  • creativity
  • enthusiasm
  • loss
  • depression.
Now try to create an instant poem thinking about this feeling as if it were a person.


LINE 1 I am :

LINE 2 I dress in:

LINE 3 I need:

LINE 4 I only relate to:

LINE 5 I vacation:

LINE 6 My job is:

LINE 7 I thrive:

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