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How to write a sensory poem

Brainstorm the emotions Katniss experiences.Choose one emotion for the poem.Associate the emotion with the five senses (taste, smell, feel, sound, look).The last line of the poem will include a metaphor of the emotion. Writing template Title (Emotion) (First line) (Emotion) is (color)(Second line) What does the emotion taste like?(Third line) What does the emotion smell like?(Fourth line) What does the emotion feel like? Example to look at Frustration Frustration is beige. It tastes like burnt oatmeal and smells like the pages between an old book. It feels like choking and gasping for air in a smoke-filled room and sounds like the drone of locusts on a summer’s day. It looks like the fingernail dents in the palm of my hand Frustration is an empty well at the edge of a desert.

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