Poetry topic idea: popcorn

Today’s poetry topic idea is popcorn.  Below are some things a poet can write about related to popcorn.  A poet could write about:

  • Popping corn. They could write about popping corn in the microwave, in a skillet, or in a machine.  They could write about the process, the noise, the smell, and other things.

  • The corn used in popcorn. They could write about how it differs from other types of corn.

  • Watching movies and other programs while eating popcorn. They could describe the experience and write about how popcorn relates to the experience.

Here is an example poem using popcorn:

made with different colored kernels
so many little pieces