A Poem for Two Voices

Poetry Description:

            A poem consisting of two poems with are simultaneously spoken at the same time creating a type of duet-style sound.

 

Applications for History Class:

             This poem is a good way to any historical event or experience. It can be acted out and be very dramatic. Students can work together on this poem.

 

Directions:

Create two poems on any subject. The poems will probably not rhyme, but when should harmonize in certain parts. The poems should ÒmatchÓ at certain parts according to rhythm and syllables.

 

Sample: 


The following two poems are read at the same time. If a line is blank, then the reader is silent during that time.

 

Hunters...............................Hunters

Early man...........................Early man

Sharp spears.......................


............................................Strong arms


Hunting, stalking..............Stalking, hunting

Mammoths!.......................Mammoths!

Attack!.........................

ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.Attack!

Spears being thrown..........Spears being thrown

The Mammoth falls..........

ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...............Slowly it falls

Celebration!......................Celebration!

A good huntÉÉÉÉÉÉ..A good hunt