Chalkboard: Imagine you are in a classroom. Roller-coaster: Write about the ups and downs in life.
Rushing: Write about moving quickly and doing things fast. War and Peace: Write about a recent conflict that you dealt with in your life.
Damn babies. I have fine-tuned and expanded her text somewhat, but I think she did an excellent job — this is now required reading for budding student poets in my classes.
Maybe it started as a creative conduit, maybe it was another issue like need of acceptance, etc. Can also write on a message pad, as a message to someone or write it a a warning to someone about the thing.
Listen, slam poetry is an outlet. Write about the thoughts you had while doodling or create something inspired by your finished doodle. Fight: Write about witnessing two people get in an argument with each other.
Then I wrote my personal connection to the thing, getting into the physicalNess of the thing, getting to know it for the first time, and also any impression it left and any dialogue about the thing.