Today’s poetry topic idea is soup. There are a lot of ways a poet could reference soup in a poem. A poet could write about:
- Different types of soup.
- The making of soup.
- Ingredients in soup.
- The idea of soup (different ingredients together to make one thing).
- Stretching the amount of food by making it as soup.
- Things eaten with soup.
- Soup vs. stew.
- Soup as a metaphor.
Here is an example poem using soup:
Is it soup?
served over rice.
Is the answer in how it’s served?
Is it in how it’s perceived?
Is there a technical definition to go by?
Does the answer matter,
or is there more to this
than a name?