I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings. (from Starlings in Winter - a poem by Mary Oliver)
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN A MUSICAL VIDEO~ Teach hyperbole, simile, and more using these visual clips. This might be a good inspiration for students to find their own examples of figurative language in songs they know.
(Um, ok, that just means that they have some poetry skill not that they're even a worthwhile person to have in your life.) I simply think this is neatly said, "turn pain into poetry." Making this into a canvas, poetry strips