Poetry 201 Assignment 4: Animal, Concrete Poetry, and Emjambment

Well, I made a try on this one and am not sure if I did it. I needed to write a poem about an animal and in the form of an animal. I also needed to incorporate a technique known as emjambment to make the poem sort of a mystery to follow. Can you follow my poem? And can you guess what animal my poem is about?

My Midnight Stalker

Deep in the night was a new moon somewhere outside my tiny bedroom.

As I lay trying to sleep I knew that a creeping creature was

Stalking

me.

                   HE

R T

A

I

L

W

AS

TAUNT

AN                                       D T

WITC                                          HING

WITH ANTICIPATION. AS HER BODY

WAS P                                             ERFECTL

Y  STILL          WI        TH             NO HINT O

F ANIMA           MATION.             HER KEEN G

N EYES                 STA                        RED WITH

INTE                                                   NT FOR

ANY SIGN                         OF MOVE

MENT. I SCRATCHED MY HEA

D AS SHE PAUSED ON M

Y BED                        AND THEN

POUNCE

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