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Poem Made with Twilight Zone Episode Titles

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Submitted by: Todd Conaway

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You must make a poem from Twilight Zone episode titles. You can get the titles from link at the bottom of this post or use the Google Doc Table created by Tom Woodward.

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The Shadow Rhymes

There’s a writing assignment to do a Poem Made With Twilight Zone Episode Titles which comes from the ds106zone days. Since we’re doing Noir106 these days, I decided to give it a different twist and use episode titles from The Shadow. That’s a thing about these assignments: They’re more about …

One for the Angels

This is a poem comprised of The Twilight Zone episode titles.

One for the Angels

Long live Walter Jameson!

The hitch-hiker, the obsolete man, the Rip Van Wrinkle caper:

he’s alive. Execution, in his image-

static, dust, steel.

Ninety years without slumbering. It’s a good life.

On Thursday we leave …

Cue The Music

Come Wander With Me

I Am the Color of Night

Color Me Black

Queen of the Nile

The Old Man in the Cave

 Ring-a-Ding Girl

The Living Improvement of Salvadore Ross

I Sing the Body Electric

A Quality of Mercy

The Arrival

The Silence

The Mind and The Matter

The …

What you’re about to read is a nightmare.

Where Is Everybody?

I Shot An Arrow Into The Air,
A Quality Of Mercy.

The Four Of Us Are Dying.

Of Late I Think Of Cliffordville,
The Parallel,
The Incredible World Of Horace Ford.

On Thursday We Leave For Home –
The Hunt,
Ninety Years Without Slumbering.

And When The …

I came, I wrote, I conquered: Writing Assignments

For my first assignment I have chosen to make a poem out of Twilight Zone Titles. Here it is!

Night Call,

Little Girl Lost,

Come Wander With Me,

What You Need,

is The Hunt,

for The Midnight Sun,

Sounds And Silences,

You Drive,

Nothing In The Dark,

The Encounter:

The …

Poem Made with The Wire Episode Titles

For my second assignment, I decided to do this writing assignment, but use episode titles from The Wire instead. I looked up all the titles on IMDB, wrote them down on pieces of paper, and then organized the pieces of paper to make the poem. The only thing I …

Poem Made With Twilight Zone Episode Titles

What you Would Need:

What would you need on late night

I’m Starting to catch a fright

All I hear is my mind

My mind racing in time

Why can’t I escape this feeling

I can’t breath

I cant see,!

What is happening?

What you need?

I need a vacation!…

Bonsai Twilight

Inspired by the assignment, I used the list of “The Twilight Zone” episode titles in the assignment, the online “Bonsai Story Generator”, and the Fibonnaci series to produce a poem.

Twilighting The Poem

A poem made of TZ episod titles? Oh yeah, brought on by Todd Conaway.

Mine is called Be Sure The Job Is Done…

I Shot An Arrow Into The Air
And When The Sky Was Opened
The Four Of Us Are Dying

Where Is Everybody?

You Drive
The Fear…

Some Poems for Mr. Bemis

So Mr. Henry Bemis liked reading and the such, and it was a shame when he broke his glasses after he had all that Time Enough at Last to himself for reading. Too bad that’s called one tough luck.

But he made an idea to have a contest and write …

Twilight Zone Titles Poetry

This is the first #ds106 assignment I’ve done in a long while. The challenge is to write a poem using only the titles of Twilight Zone episodes. It’s an easy one for any English teacher to use as is or to adapt to whatever restricted set they want – chapter …

Roots for Riffing

DS106 seems to have got off to a roaring start, perhaps it is the compressed 5 week course but it is impossible to keep up with the flow. The 24 folk at UMW have turned out 127 posts at time of writing!

This is wonderful, not only for just …

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I saw Todd Conaway’s assignment to make a poem of Twilight Zone titles. At first I tried pulling out titles that rhymed, to see if I could put them together into something that resembled a poem. Then I thought that would kinda forced and lame. Looking through the list, I …

Twilight Zone Title Poems

Today there was a Hangout to say hello and meet the Mr. Groom. It was awesome to see the good folks there. Scott Lockman from way over Saudi way and the Mr. Woodward from right there in Virginia. I was calling in from Arizona and I see that I missed …

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