When Adjectives Simply Won't Do.
We all know grammar: adjectives modify nouns. They add color, depth, and liveliness to otherwise unadorned, static nouns. Adverbs, however, are adjectives' better-looking cousins. Their primary duty is to modify verbs. And since I'm drawn far more to verbs (action!) than nouns (statues), I declare ardently, fervently, passionately (see what I did there?) that adverbs make poems sing ... spectacularly!
Here's a hot tip to spot an adverb: it usually ends with -ly.
Without further ado, I offer a simple poem about Jesus with no adjectives but many adverbs. Jesus, the one who walked wildly through our world ...
After Waiting Patiently.
Will Return Triumphantly.