- Write, on any subject you like, two back-to-back sentences, both of which are complete five-beat iambic pentameters. They should definitely not rhyme, however. If you would like inspiration, write your sentences about the picture, above.
- Complete this sentence (make it as long as you want in the middle) with three iambic feet (or “beats”): “But when they got home, they…”
- The poetry she wrote was based on love. She often thought of Autumn as a dream.
- But when they got home, they found a small silver tin on the porch, unlabeled, which contained a letter.