The name goes to explain this form of poetry. Diamante is a diamond shaped poem. It comes in 7 lines, where the first and the last words are similar like grass and leaf or could be opposite like land and water. The poem has a definite structure and has an easy flow. While attempting a diamante start with a single word as the first line, it could be a noun or a pronoun, example home. This should be the topic of the poem you are going to present. The following three lines will describe the first word. The second line of the poem should be two word in adjective. You can use it to describe the first line.

Moving to the third line where the three participles are action words ending in ing. The fourth line can have four nouns and the phrase is larger. If you are writing about home, it could be about food, comfort, maintenance and security. The fifth line will have just three participles and it could be synonym or antonym. For the sixth line choose two adjectives, if it is an antonym poem choose adjectives opposite to the first word. Finally finish it with a final noun. For antonym starting with home could end with city.

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