Understanding Poetics Repetition and Simile
With Jamila “JAM Poet” Wimberly
Understanding Poetics with Jamila Wimberly
Tired by Jamila Jam Poet Wimberly
This lesson examines a poetic work that exemplifies the usage of repetition and simile. Students will be able to identify the two poetic devices, analyze how they are used to express overall meaning of the poem, and utilize these poetic devises in their own work.
Materials: Notebook and pen or computer to write with, PDF of poem “Tired”