An acrostic can be written using any type of word, although often students choose a person close to them (either as a common ... A portrait poem is exactly what it sounds like, a portrait of someone the student knows. ... The seventh line will show an action, and should include a simile. The eighth line should try to tell what the person is thinking. The following are two examples of successful portrait poems.
|Title||:||Wits:writers in the Schools: a Guide to Teaching Creative Writing in The... (p)|
|Publisher||:||University of Arkansas Press - 1998|