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Writing a short poem

A great activity found on the webpage of a Norwegian colleague, Andreas Lund, visit him at:
This activity is a great opportunity to brush-up the use of LIKE / AS and of the structure IF ONLY.

Andreas Lund's
English as a second, a foreign, Another Language:

Combine Your Grammar and Poetry Skills

Write a 5-line poem in the following constructivist manner:
  1. On the first line write a noun of your choice
  2. On the second line write two adjectives joined by and to describe this noun
  3. On the third line write a verb and an adverb to describe this noun in action
  4. Start the fourth line with like or as followed by a comparison
  5. Start the final line with if only followed by a wish

Below is an example of such a poem (written by the Norwegian pupil Sven Grüner):

phoney and false
lying desperately
like a mocking bird
if only I had the key to the bird cage