T is for The Tableau

The Tableau, a poetry form created by Emily Romano in October of 2008, consists of one or more verses, each having six lines. Each line should have five beats. There is no set rhyme scheme, although rhyme may be present. The title should contain the word tableau.

Since the dictionary states the word tableau means picture or representation, the poem should reflect this. A picture should come to mind as the poem is read.


Twenty years teaching
Lots of experience
Lots of memories
Fun and happiness
Bonding with learners
Investing in them

Flexible programme
Depends on their needs
Echelons and wish
Groups or one-on-one
In firms and schools
Theories and practice

(c) ladyleemanila 2016


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