What is a Diamante Poem? When a diamante poem is written it takes on the shape of a diamond.
The Structure of a Diamante Poem A diamante poem is made up of 7 lines using a set structure:
Line 1: Beginning subject Line 2: Two describing words about line 1 Line 3: Three doing words about line 1 Line 4: A short phrase about line 1, a short phrase about line 7 Line 5: Three doing words about line 7 Line 6: Two describing words about line 7 Line 7: End subject
Five foot two eyes of blue, walked right out of Institution Tu Tu, Yesterday about two, Out of the blue! No one has a clue As what to do! She didn't wear her "tutu"♀️ Or her toe shoes! And she's 72! Most recent photo is this mug shot for you Taken at the zoo When she tried to ride off on a kangaroo Anyone with any information this is what to do, Bring her back to the Institution or call, TUTU22-222.
The basic premise of the haiku sonnet is simple: 4 3-liner haiku plus a couplet of either 5 or 7 syllables adds up to 14 lines, the same number of lines found in a sonnet. (Sources - Internet and Instagram)