Doodle de’ Diamante
Editors Adrilayanthi Alauddin, Saratha K. Krishnan, 2021
ISBN 978-967-2363-43-9, 146 pages, RM28.00
A doodle is an unfocused drawing made while a person’s attention is otherwise occupied. Doodles are simple drawings that can have concrete representational meaning or may just be abstract shapes. A diamante poem is a poem that makes the shape of a diamond. The poem can be used in two ways, either comparing and contrasting two different subjects, or naming synonyms at the beginning of the poem and then antonyms for the second half for a subject.
Participating in poetry writing together with doodle can help teachers and students learn to use their minds with creativity and pleasure. This book can help teachers to develop interest in poetry writing and specifically ‘Diamante’. Teachers can also build confidence and skill of students in writing. Besides, it also gives ideas on patterns of doodle art for students to refer. In short, this book offers a compilation of our students’ diamante poetry writing and doodle art for viewers to enjoy and sense their poem.