Poetry #2 (Silver/Forgotten Lang./Drum Song/If I Can Stop One Heart...

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vertical

straight up and down; upright

burrow

a passage or hole for shelter

gourds

dried, hollowed out shell of fruits such as melons or pumpkins

sound devices

poets use these to create musical effects in poems. Examples are - rhyme, repetition, and alliteration

rhyme

using the same vowel and consonant sound at the end of two words

repetition

using the same word or phrase more than once

alliteration

using the same consonant at the beginning of words

shoon

old fashioned word for "shoes"

starlings

dark colored birds with a short tail, long wings, and a sharp, pointed bill

snowhare

large rabbit like animal whose color changes from brown in the summer to white in winter and whose broad feet resemble snowshoes

mesa

small, high plateau with steep sides

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