DIAMONTE

The diamonte is fun and easy to write. The purpose is to go from the subject at the top of the diamond to another totally different (and sometimes opposite) subject at the bottom. The structure is:

line 1 - one noun (subject #1)
line 2 - two adjectives (describing subject #1)
line 3 - three participles (ending in -ing, telling about the subject #1)
line 4 - four nouns (first two related to the subject #1, second two related to subject #2)
line 5 - three participles (ending in -ing, telling about subject #2)
line 6 - two adjectives (describing subject #2)
line 7 - one noun (subject #2)


Top

Devil Child

demon,
wicked, evil,
tempting, provoking, vexing,
adversary, fiend, angel, saint,
caring, sharing, loving,
sweet, innocent,
cherub


Top

Cat and Dog

Cat
curious stuck-up
hissing scratching fighting
opinionated hunter companionable friend
barking tail-wagging fetching
loyal faithful
Dog


Top

Noble Drunk

Noble,
highborn, aristocracy.
Upstanding, imposing, dignifying,
statesman, monach, alcholic, boozer.
Vomiting, spewing, heaving,
pathetic, wretched,
Drunk