Poetry topic idea: fifty

Today’s poetry topic idea is fifty.

As was done with the poem: 50, one way to apply this idea is to have a poem with fifty syllables.  Other similar ideas, might be to have fifty words or feet or some other count in a poem.

Also, as was done with the poem: 50, one way to apply the idea, would be to have a poem with things that are fifty.  In the referenced poem, the things were: the year 1950, the age 50, the 50 yard line, 50 cents as represented by two quarters, 50 cents as represented by four bits, the 50th day of the year, and reference to the 50th state.  There are other “50” things that could be used in a poem.

As was done with the poem with an explanation: fifty, one way to apply the idea of fifty to a poem would be to have a concrete poem.  In this example, it was done with the number “50”.  It could also have been done with the word “fifty”.

There are other ways to apply fifty to a poem as well.  Some include: an acrostic poem of fifty, a poem about the fiftieth something, or a poem about fifty somethings.

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