Friday, August 20, 2010

"Tag, You're It," He Said Poetically - an adverb poem/a dialogue tag poem

"Tag, You're It," He Said Poetically
(a dialogue tag poem)
by
Greg Pincus

"Cut them quickly," she said speedily.
"I want them gone," he said needily.
"Show don't tell," he said directly.
"Use them well," she said correctly.
"I hate adverbs," he said whinily.
"We're all done," she said finally.



It's a little silliness either designed to end your summer or to send you back to school, I type optionally. Regardless, I hope you enjoy!

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10 comments:

Laura said...

"I think this poem points out the vicissitudes of possible adverbial harassment," she said verbosely.

Laura Evans
all things poetry

Stacey said...

This is great! I just linked to it on the TWT Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Two-Writing-Teachers/99419559826?ref=mf).

Have a great weekend!

Karen said...

Lots of fun. Thanks for providing a chuckle this Friday night, she typed quickly. :)

Mary Lee said...

You addressed the subject of adverbs humorously!

Gregory K. said...

"Thanks, y'all!" he said appreciatively.

Sara W.E. said...

"You've got talent, kid!" she yelled adamantly.

aquafortis said...

"I love it, and wish I had an iota of your poetic talent," she said enviously, while copying others' clever commenting format rather unoriginally.

CD said...

"GREG! READING YOUR POMPOUS POEM ALMOST MADE ME CHOKE ON MY OWN SPIT!!!" I shouted loudly and haltingly.

Anne Speirs

Amy LV said...

"Wow, he's clever," she thought admiringly. Clicking away at her keyboard, she wondered, "Am I copying everyone else?"

Zombie Logic said...

I like it.

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