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Picture Prompt

Lighthouse Poetry

Write a poem inspired by the lighthouse on the rocky shore. Describe the waves, the coastline, and the dramatic sky. Use descriptive words to bring the scene to life and capture the feeling of the moment.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What adjectives (descriptive words) could you use to describe this picture?

How does the sky, clouds and weather make you feel?

What connections do you have (movie, book, real-life experience, story)?

If you were to pick a mood for this picture (calm, mysterious, exciting, or…), what would it be?

Choose a mood for your poem. How could you convey this mood through your words?

Here’s a website to help you to create a variety of poems: poetrygames.org

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