Write an eight-line poem

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Halifax-based poet Sue Goyette shares a recipe for an eight-line poem. Try it!


“Tree, talk, tree, talk.”
Write an eight-line poem. The first two lines asre about a location/season/setting. The next two are from an overheard conversation you have collected in your notebook or something you heard that day that struck you. The next two lines, more description about that location/season/setting, and the last two lines, a question you want to ask about either the overheard conversation, the location/season/setting, or the poem in general.