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Sunday, September 21, 2014

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In poetry what does the term “Third Person Persona Omniscient” mean? This phase means that the poet is no longer the lead character in the poem, but rather has taken on the task of observer whose role now is to observe, follow the characters with great passion like those paparazzi and narrate own perspective, the innermost thoughts of those characters in the poem, from every conceivable angle. This shifting role from “First Person Persona” to “Third Person Persona Omniscient” is tactically achieved by making use of any of the following pronouns; “she”, “he”, “it”, “her”, “him”, “they” and “them” as shown in Flowchart below.

 

 


 










The poem “Rhyming for True” as shown below is an example of a poem written in Third Person Persona Omniscient.





Ryming for True
(Third Person Persona Omniscient)

 “Water, glycerin, oil or gel”, she yelled;
And thinks kids don’t have a clue how to spell;
Anxious boys rubbed their heads before the bell;
Today, the tap runs slow; she said “Oh well,
Drench them now before their skins burn like hell”.
In her mind’s eye she sees water abuse
This issue she likes to bring up with Bruce.



Lather every body part up and down
Face first; “What for?” he said “in front the clown”;
“Wash very well between those locks and curls”;
She said to him, “Get off my bloody nerves”.
“See now they all have eaten the hors d'oeuvres”.
Cleanliness is uppermost in Sue’s mind;
Thinks gluttony is a child of a swine.



“Hey, see those trees all dressed in coats of snow
On their trunks, leaves, limbs; Oh how well they glow;
Spring has come to wash them from head to toe,
Refreshed with food” she said, and so much more;
In her eyes she mused; spring is at man’s door;
She fancies prancing in crop-over band,
Sweet calypso vibes, with her toes in sand...



“Mom always sings in bathroom” said Michelle
“Then off she goes to work fields at Bakewell”;
She likes wearing shoes from Mademoiselle;
Holding noses they shouted as they ran
Must be thinking that skunks hide in bedpan,
In that house that is never spick-and-span;
To romp and roll with mahogany bird.




“Deadly tornado struck Oklahoma,
Wind speed has moved on to Arizona”
Said the storm chaser to the Governor;
Anderson Cooper from cable network
Said, “First responders’ knees deep, in hard work”;
A transvestite was seen fleeing the scene;
Ghastly faces say their fears are routine.









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