A diamante poem, or diamond poem, is a style of poetry that is made up of seven lines.
The text forms the shape of a diamond (◊).
The form was developed by Iris Tiedt in A New Poetry Form: The Diamante (1969).
Line 1: Beginning subject
Line 2: Two describing words about line 1
Line 3: Three doing words about line 1 ending with ing
Line 4: A short phrase about line 1, A short phrase about line 7
Line 5: Three doing words line 7
Line 6: Two describing words about line 7
Line 7: End subject