Diamonte

Similar to the Cinquain, but instead of beginning and ending with the same noun, it begins and ends with opposites, with the describing words switching from one to the other halfway through the poem.

Directions

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 5
Line 5: Three doing words about line 7
Line 6: Two describing words about line 7
Line 7: End subject

Diamonte Example :

Marriage/Divorce

Marriage
Happy, hopeful
Vacations, playing, working
Brings families together, tears families apart
Broken, Tears, Heartache
Sad, depressing
Divorce

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