Limerick Poem Rationale Examples Essay

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Rationale

My poem ‘Seasonal Treasures’ is a collection of numerous limerick poems, these poems are of my perception on specific seasonal characteristics and vibes. I have employed a range of structural and poetic devices to enhance my thoughts and ideas. Limerick poems consist of five lines with a rhyme scheme of AABBA. The first, second, and fifth lines must have seven to ten syllables. The third and fourth lines only have five to seven syllables.

Intentionally I wrote four limerick poems, with each poem representing a season. Each stanza emphasizes the feeling of appreciating and loving seasons, for their unique characteristic vibes. Revealing the meaning of my title, ’ Seasonal Treasures’.
The first stanza begins with summer, discussing seasonal summer vibes such as running and searching for shade, cooling and watching the sun fade.
In the third and fourth lines I’ve included the use of repetition in which I’ve repeated throughout the entire poem to emphasize my whole idea surrounding this poem. “Season admired and seasonal love desired”. The true value of using these sentences was to summarise the feeling of love for a season. Seasons replace the special feeling of being loved, by a loved one.

The second stanza examines autumn, a rather windy season. The stanza starts off with the use of alliteration “Glorious gold glowing” continuing with “beneath my feet”. Evaluating green leaves, which have fallen from tree...

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